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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters

    ★★½

    It was okay, nothing great, but not the worst movie ever. Kate McKinnon was great. Melissa McCarthy was Melissa McCarthy. Kristin Wiig was bad, but that was because they made her the boring voice of reason and gave her no lines to work with. Leslie Jones was also in the movie, I guess? Melissa and Kristin had no chemistry at all, which made the My Little Pony-like "Friendshiiiip" ending not work at all. I really liked the "special effects going into the black bars at the top of the screen" effect the first time, but they overused it.

    Just a run-of-the-mill brainless action-comedy.

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★

    I'm seeing a lot of people criticizing this movie as just being an unending sequence of action scenes and exposition scenes. Well, they're not wrong. But does this mean it is a bad movie, per se? Sure, it's not art (whatever that even means), but does everything need to be? Does everything need to have themes? Does everything need to be 'about' something? I don't always want fancy dining, sometimes I just want a grilled cheese. And as far as grilled cheeses go, this was a pretty damn good one.

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  • Birdman

    Birdman

    ★★★★½

    Part of Scavenger Hunt #24 - March 2017
    Task #30: A film from Matt Minton's list of favourite movies
    Review 5/31

    I put off watching this movie so many times. I was afraid it was going to be too pretentious, too introspective, all blabla and no boomboom. And I was right, there was a lot of blabla. The movie had a lot to say about fame, about blockbuster movies, about critics,... But it was never boring. It was superbly shot.…

  • The Underground Comedy Movie

    The Underground Comedy Movie

    ½

    It's probably been 5 years or more since I've seen this movie, and I still remember how bad it was. This movie is my absolute 0 on my scale of movie ratings and believe me, pretty much all of the movies people list as 'the worst movie they've ever seen' are masterworks compared to this.

    This was supposed to be a comedy, yet there was only one joke that was even remotely funny:

    "Look, it's Batman!"
    *Cut to a guy holding a baseball bat*

    There, now you don't need to waste your time with this 'movie'. I would give this a zero if I could.