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  • Zodiac



    First time I've watched it in almost ten years and it's still an excellent film. The three man weave of Gylenhaal, Downey, and Ruffalo is flawless and David Fincher, one of the greats, directs the living hell out of it.

  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman


    A salve for Snyder-era DC movies. Gadot is well cast and this might be my favorite Chris Pine performance. I also appreciated the philosophical musings. The ending drags a bit but overall, it's got enough juice to justify its long run time.

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  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad


    Nothing to contribute that hasn't already been produced by the orgy of bad reviews. This one should have been much better due to the cast.

  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys


    Seems like every movie released nowadays is either a prestige piece, a box office bonanza with roided out dudes and/or robots destroying a city while trying to kill each other because fragile masculinity, or an indie where the white person goes out into the world to find themselves. Movies are supposed to be fun, dammit and "The Nice Guys" does a great job of reminding us why. Good cast, good lines, good from start-to-finish. I wish Shane Black made a movie like this every year. Hopefully now that he's freed from Marvel's greasy tentacles, he can go back to doing what he does best.