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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★

    Mediocrity directed by one of Hollywood’s most overrated child molesters, Bohemian Rhapsody shamelessly enjoys it’s success by manipulating the story of one of music’s most royal subjects.

    Then it continues to do disservice to Freddie Mercury’s story by manufacturing his lifestyle to make it more digestible for more prude heterosexual theater goers.

    This movie is painfully edited (it fucking won best editing, by the way... holy shit how?!), offensively fictionalized, had clunky and cliche-dependent acting, desensitizes the impact of Freddie’s…

  • Treasure Planet

    Treasure Planet

    ★★★

    A remarkably animated film with a ton of adventurous spirit fails by relying on tropes very much associated with the time frame it was released. Because of this, it hasn’t aged very well.

    Perhaps this film does have a lot of nostalgic value for folks who grew up with this vibrant group of space explorers... but having seen this as an adult, I wasn’t drawn in.

    That doesn’t exclude it from being hoisted by some fantastic voice acting and a collection of very memorable characters.

    Not one of Disney’s greatest outings, but certainly not their worst.

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  • Child's Play

    Child's Play

    ★★★★

    Presenting itself as E.T.’s evil cousin, Child’s Play not only works, but improves it’s source material.

    When a disgruntled worker hacks into a new SmartToy that’s bound to be the next big item for boys and girls alike, he ensures that there’s no limit to what this new ‘Buddi’ doll can learn.

    So, when this new doll finds his new home, he imprints himself on an awkward preteen called Andy who happens to have a hearing disability; and a single mother…

  • Charlie's Angels

    Charlie's Angels

    ★★

    The positive, and yes, there’s only one, is Kristen Stewart. Giving a performance for a movie that would’ve been been better if it had followed her kinetic and comedic energy.

    Instead, this film tries to take itself seriously as a legitimate action/spy movie with a budget that relies on green screen and CG to deliver most of it’s action set pieces. Plus, to have a not-so-strong director like Elizabeth Banks guiding the fight scenes, they look clunky and very ‘Action…