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  • Everything Is Samuel L. Jackson's Fault

    Everything Is Samuel L. Jackson's Fault

    ★★★

    “My three-year-old saw you in Django: Unchained... and now she can’t stop saying the N-word!”

    A friend of mine has this on his watchlist even though it literally would have been faster to watch the damn movie than add it to a watchlist.

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained

    ★★★★

    So, it turns out I might have been wrong about a movie once or twice in the past. Django was one of them. The first time I saw it, back in early 2017, the only Tarantino movie I had seen was Pulp Fiction, and, although I was a big fan of that movie, I wasn't the Tarantino fan I am today, and really wasn't ready for a movie like Django. My tight-ass friend, rather than giving me time to grow…

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  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★★½

    Clearly not reading the book beforehand was a big mistake. This was an incredibly enjoyable moviegoing experience, and one where I became so wrapped up in the characters that I nearly forgot about the runtime. That being said, however, I am not sure how the structural changes add to the movie, given that I've never read the book and can provide them no context. This also made it hard for me to ever understand which timeline they were operating on,…

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★½

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

    No, I did not watch this artless piece of garbage again. Just thought I'd give some thoughts on it.

    This movie is terrible. It's not even a story -- it's a laundry list of things Disney felt obligated to do to wrap up this series, which it then checks off as quickly and emotionlessly as possible. The whole movie feels like it’s high on cocaine, or Netflix finally unveiled its 1.5x speed option and is testing it on this. Its "storytelling,"…