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  • The Bounty

    The Bounty

    ★★★

    Solid performerances all around, but I can't say what the point of the story is in the end, other than a recreation of actual events. Is the audience supposed to side with one camp over the other?

  • War for the Planet of the Apes

    War for the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★½

    Once again, impressive visuals, strong characters, and a compelling story add up to a satisfying trilogy capper. No real surprises here, but it achieves more thoughtful spectacle than most blockbuster action films ever try for.

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  • The Kid

    The Kid

    ★★★

    Like the most heartwarming extended Twilight Zone episode ever. Actually, it's a light and funny film with decent comedy from Bruce and better from Breslin.

  • The Goonies

    The Goonies

    ★★★★

    Yes, yes, it helps to have grown up watching this film to really feel the undying love for it now, and it's hard to know what someone coming to it for the first time as an adult would make of it, but c'mon...it's still funny, still exciting, still occasionally hokey, and still makes one regret never finding that trap-laden pirate cave you were sure was somewhere in your own neighborhood. Just me?