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  • The Last Dragon

    The Last Dragon

    ★★★★

    SHO'NUFF!

  • The Vampire Bat

    The Vampire Bat

    ★★★

    Lionel Atwill has been credited as playing a...

    Doctor 10 times (including a surgeon),
    Professor 3 times (if you include Moriarty),
    Baron 2 times,
    People of military rank 9 times (including 4 colonels),
    Police Inspector 4 times,
    and a Mayor 1 time.

    ...the man can sure hold a title.

  • Under the Shadow

    Under the Shadow

    ★★★

    The poster for this reminds me of the more mature and grounded graphic novels I use to feign interest in when I was to visit my local library in the late '80s and early '90s but then realising I would much rather be reading The Killing Joke for the 26th time.

  • Dark Phoenix

    Dark Phoenix

    ★★½

    By this point in the franchise, I didn't give a shit... and this was somewhat freeing. Part of me actually enjoyed this.

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★★

    I can relate. I too, often seek refuge in my fridge when things go awry.

  • Crawl

    Crawl

    ★★★½

    I would be the guy in the flooded gas station, too absorbed in eating cheap hotdogs and not realizing I was a reptile snack.

  • Good Boys

    Good Boys

    ★★★

    Great camaraderie between our three leads and it often captures some the feel of being in a tight little band around that awkward age. The comedy does not always hit the mark and feels sometimes forced. I got the feeling that it would of been more effective if it was dialled down a bit and concentrated more on the dynamics of our intrepid three. Regardless, it was an easy and enjoyable watch which had me smiling a lot.

  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    ★★

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

    There is actually a good story here. Someone who thinks they are doing the right thing but is on the wrong side and there is untapped potential for inner conflict and turmoil for our lead if things were not defined as so black and white.

    Unfortunately, the transition of the Skrulls from 'bad guys' to refugees is handled very poorly. From disposable fodder (some of this done by our hero) to comic relief to victims... they are not really defined…

  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★★★

    A vulnerable mother. An abused and traumatic childhood. Reliant on meds. A loose grip on reality. A penchant for violent ends. Living in a city where the rich get what they want. It all comes to a messy end.

    Phoenix needs to complete his trilogy.

  • Descendant

    Descendant

    ★★★½

    An erotic thriller centered around a killer tormented by the ghost of Edgar Allan Poe. Yes, you read that right.

    Inspecting the murder scene...

    Deputy John Burns: Girl was from the city, what was she doing in Tennyson?

    Dr. Tom Murray: Having sex the coroner says.

    This film is absolutely awful. Even though it is 2003 this reminds me of the kind of dregs I use to rent in the '90s. Total nostalgia hit in that respect. I miss this…

  • Vox Lux

    Vox Lux

    ★★★

    I was more invested in the first part of the film and would of happily had more of the rise, trials and tribulations of Celeste.

  • The New York Ripper

    The New York Ripper

    ★★★★★

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

    I am pretty sure I logged this film before. Darn it, Letterboxd!

    I love the opening with the dog retrieving the hand!

    A film where a survivor of a serial killer is attacked in her partner's home a second time by the suspected maniac who then escapes again. Police protection? Surveillance of the house to catch the duck voiced psychopath? Nah too obvious. The boyfriend needs to take better care of her.

    A film where the lead detective takes the…