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  • Bloodshot

    Bloodshot

    ★★★

    Toby Kebbell's dance number was the highlight of this movie.

    2020 ranked

  • My Spy

    My Spy

    ★★★½

    I was pretty shocked to find out My Spy was PG-13 after seeing it marketed as a "family film" which, it still very much is, but I totally expected it to be PG.

    Anyway, yes, it is formulaic and there's not much in terms of plot but the dynamic and chemistry between JJ and Sophie really elevates an otherwise mediocre movie.

    Certainly not a movie I'll revisit anytime soon or anything, but it was enjoyable for what it was and I had a fun time watching it.

    2020 ranked

  • The Lovebirds

    The Lovebirds

    ★★★

    I actually ended up enjoying this more than I thought I would. After seeing the trailer, it was one of those I thought would surprisingly be really good or terrible and it just ended up being pretty decent. The Lovebirds isn't anything special, but the mystery had me pretty intrigued and a lot of the humor worked for me as well.

    While the mystery aspect had me invested, the drama surrounding the couple didn't, so I can't give this too…

  • Billy Madison

    Billy Madison

    ★★★½

    "If peeing your pants is cool, consider me Miles Davis"

    I forgot just how ridiculous this movie is and in the best way possible. Billy Madison is a comedy everyone should see at least once in their lifetime.

  • Gemini Man

    Gemini Man

    ★★½

    It's fine. The action is alright and I like the cast, but the script and plot definitely makes it feel like it should have come out 15 years ago.

    Not as bad as I was expecting and at the very least it's a serviceable couple of hours.

  • Creature from the Black Lagoon

    Creature from the Black Lagoon

    ★★★★

    The classic monster movie I was looking forward to watching the most and I can easily seeing this remaining one of my favorites. Good characters, good pacing throughout, a fantastic creature design and a climatic ending unlike some of the other features.

    A few minor nitpicks here and there, but ultimately a really solid monster movie.

  • Dracula's Daughter

    Dracula's Daughter

    ★★½

    It's serviceable, but it's missing the atmosphere of its predecessor and the presence of Bela Lugosi is sorely missed.

  • Dracula

    Dracula

    ★★★½

    Definitely some slow moments, mostly including those without Dracula in them - but for being nearly 90 years old, this is quite impressive. Dracula himself, Bela Lugosi, is still pretty chilling and easy to see why it all remains so iconic. Not a bad start to the Universal Monsters universe.

  • Eight Legged Freaks

    Eight Legged Freaks

    ★★★

    If you can't find some sort of enjoyment from Eight Legged Freaks, you're over thinking it.

  • The Way Back

    The Way Back

    ★★★★

    The Way Back is a really solid, really emotional film. Ben Affleck has hardly ever been better and it's his performance that makes this more than just your standard sports drama. You can tell he drew on a lot of his own experiences for the role and while the supporting cast has their moments, this very clearly was Ben Affleck's movie and he knocked it out of the park. 4 stars.

    2020 ranked

  • Accidental Love

    Accidental Love

    ★½

    Accidental Love was on my watchlist for a while - mostly because of Jake Gyllenhaal and the rest of the cast, but the really poor reviews put me off and it's safe to say those reviews were pretty spot on.

    This ended up being just as bad as I expected. Somewhat entertaining here and there and the cast does what it can and while Jake Gyllenhaal is great as usual, it is easily one of the weaker films in his filmography.

    Jake Gyllenhaal ranked

  • Onward

    Onward

    ★★★★

    Another win for Pixar! It does start off a little rough, but once it finds its groove, it works. Not one of the better Pixar movies but still really enjoyable for the whole family with a great story.

    Onward was one of my most anticipated films for 2020 like most Pixar movies typically are. I'm happy to say that it did not disappoint! Overall it probably fits more in the mid-tier of Pixar films and that's okay.

    A fun adventure…