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  • The Fountain
  • Enemy
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
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  • Hustle

    ★★★★

  • The Northman

    ★★★★

  • Nightmare Alley

    ★★★½

  • King Richard

    ★★★

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  • Hustle

    Hustle

    ★★★★

    Jeremiah Zagar and Adam Sandler give us a grounded and detailed look behind the curtain of professional basketball in one of the better sports films of the last few years.

    Sandler shines as Stanley Sugarman, a talented but jaded Sixers scout with dreams of coaching in the NBA. Sandler's infectious love of basketball comes through in "Hustle", but its the fatigue and vulnerability he brings to Sugarman that really drives the emotional core of the film. He is precise and…

  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★★

    I hope the Eggers Fart becomes the new Wilhelm Scream

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★½

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

    It’s all your favorite characters from The Lion King...post taxidermy. 

    The frame by frame recreation constraints, the soul-less nature of the animation, and the dissonance in some of the vocal performances were the biggest foundational problems with this cash grab of a movie.

    I felt really dirty having bought this ticket. This film will be an interesting case study for movies going forward. They made so many absolutely baffling decisions. Considering most people have the same gripes with this film,…

  • Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman 1984

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

    UPDATED REVIEW***


    I really wanted to like this. I was hype for this movie, hoping for an irreverent, impactful take on WW like Thor Ragnarok was. The actors performed well with what they were given, I liked Gal Gadot in the unearned “emotional” scenes.  I am baffled that this script passed through multiple experienced hands and still got the green light. 


    Aside from the script though I still have trouble finding much to like. The 80s setting felt shallow, almost like…