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  • Deadpool 2

    Deadpool 2

    ★★★

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

    Like the character himself, Deadpool 2 leans heavily into its trademark brand of obnoxious and heavily referential humor, except it straddles the line between annoying and hilarious much less gracefully this time around. It also doesn't help that Ryan Reynolds' hyperactive word vomit humor gets old to me really fast.

    Solid action and A+ sight gags (DETECTIVE BABY LEGS) kept Deadpool 2 fun for me, though, even if I feel like I never need to see it again.

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    ★★★★

    My journey back into Middle-earth began the other night when my fiance and I fired up Fellowship Monday night. She rewatches the trilogy at least a couple times a year; I haven't seen them in full since their theatrical run.

    I was a little timid going into Fellowship because as a kid I remember being bored the most by it (and my fiance confessed she uses most of it as background noise while she's working on other things - not…

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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    "All we did is survive."
    "That's enough."

    Dunkirk reminded me why I loved Christopher Nolan movies. I was lukewarm at best on The Dark Knight Rises and Interstellar, his last two flicks, and that bled over into my desire to see Dunkirk. But I'm glad I finally did, because fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

    Nolan is one of the best visual storytellers in the game. There can't be more than 10 minutes' worth of dialogue in this entire movie, and it didn't need it.…

  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ½

    "A fanboy always knows a hater."

    I knew I wouldn't like this movie, but I didn't think I'd hate it.

    Then a grown man punched an 18-year old for calling him a noob and I realized this was another monster entirely.

    This gelatinous hunk of reheated Spielberg leftovers made me want to go home and throw away every video game I own, burn my movie collection, and dump any action figure taking up residence on my shelves into the garbage…