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  • Inception
  • The Handmaiden
  • The Dark Knight
  • 1917

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  • The Northman

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  • How to Please a Woman

    How to Please a Woman

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    Sprinkled with subversive undertones and provocative messages, How to Please a Woman takes pride in its natural use of comedy with a surprisingly charming component. On the surface, it may toy with your moral compass but underneath, the moral is noble.

    How to Please a Woman follows Gina (Sally Phillips) dealing with difficult situations as she loses her job and her marriage is completely dull and soulless. In an attempt to turn things around, she starts up a secret male…

  • The Northman

    The Northman

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    If there were to be one common thread seen across all of Robert Eggers films from the past 8 years, it would be his love of folkloric tales. In fact, Eggers devotion to this narrative tree is so strong that he openly admits to framing his entire films around them, often seeking simplified narratives so he can divert his attention to the things he really cares about. To no one's surprise, The Northman is a film with a very simple…

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  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

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    While not the most masterful finale in a trilogy, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World provides just enough satisfying dives to make the final ride with Hiccup and Toothless a memorable and heartfelt one.



    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World may not be a groundbreaking narrative, but the send-off and development of its lead characters is something to appreciate. So what does this film do differently that grants it approval as a complete and well concluded…

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

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    #DontSpoilTheEndgame - SPOILER-FREE REVIEW


    Tying together 11 years of cinematic history into a single 3 hour epic - 'Avengers: Endgame' is an ode to those that forged the franchise; a fantastically structured narrative combining the best elements of every MCU film into one final chapter.


    This is a story about family, those that we lose, moving on, but also... refusing to. 'Avengers: Endgame' doesn't just signify a closing point for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the fundamental ending of a…