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  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    ★★★★½

    Finally, the Pokemon movie we've all been waiting for.

    This film is cinematic perfection - losing half a star because personally, I'd like to see a little more Jigglypuff in a Pokemon movie.

  • The Wicker Man

    The Wicker Man

    ★★★½

    An uptight conservative copper visits a Scottish isle looking for a missing child and instead finds a way to let loose and to help the islanders with agricultural issues. But in the end he discovers that burning the candle at both ends may not always end well.

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  • Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's

    Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's

    ★★★

    Classy documentary about a department store where the 1% shops. The most interesting part was when a business reporter was talking about the economics of retail and how poor people stop buying milk if the price goes up a dime, but if prices go up on elite brands in a store like Bergdorf's, things sometimes sell better. Also, I found Kors' suggestion that a store is only as good as the people who shop there to be quite interesting.
    There…

  • Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    While I don't generally care much about the effects of spoilers, trailers, or reviews on my moviegoing experience (I've seen so many movies at this point that not only is predicting plot pretty basic, in far too many cases so is anticipating dialogue), somehow I managed to avoid most of the talk, reaction, entitled hot takes and general dumbassery surrounding Tarantino's ninth film. I knew people "had problems" with it - but going into the movie - I was joyfully…