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  • Black Panther

    Black Panther


    OK, I have plenty to say about this film!

    First a few disclaimers- 4.5/5 is a very high rating for a film that is far from perfect and has some real flaws, but just because I love a film does not mean I think it is some kind of perfect masterpiece. I am not hailing "Black Panther" as some groundbreaking phenomenon in the art of cinema. At its heart, it's a crowd-pleasing blockbuster and in some ways it doesn't quite…

  • The Man with Two Brains

    The Man with Two Brains


    Steve Martin's comedic hit rate from 1970-1988 is absolutely remarkable.

    Nowhere near as perfect as "The Jerk", but less of a gimmick than "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid". These Martin/Reiner collaborations tend to start strong and fizzle out. They become meandering and unfocused, but even at their weakest, these comedies are a thousand times funnier and more inventive than a hundred Seth Rogen movies that rely on endless improv full of dick and drug jokes.

    Kathleen Turner is absolutely gorgeous…

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  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad

    I don't know what the big deal is about this movie. The trailer didn't show that it was in black and white. And where was Will Smith?
    The Flash cameo was cool, though.

  • Punch-Drunk Love

    Punch-Drunk Love


    Dammit, Adam Sandler!!! As this film clearly shows, you can act really, really well when you want to. So why don't you try more often?

    Anyway, as for this movie, it's so utterly bizarre and unique and hard to define but I kind of love it. Cinematography and Adam Sandler's performance are incredible.