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  • Battle

    Battle

    ★★½

    A better version of the Step Up movies. Lisa Teige is really good, and the soundtrack is amazing, but I felt like the movie felt a bit incomplete. We didn't really get closure from her father's financial issue (besides "looking for a job"), or the break-up with her boyfriend and her friends. What happened to them?

    There was so much build-up - so so so much build-up - about the rich friends and the dance competition, but we don't even…

  • Jack Whitehall: At Large

    Jack Whitehall: At Large

    ★★

    Couldn't finish this. There are enough old and xenophobic jokes that make it worth closing the show. Like others have said, he has repeated these jokes on Graham Norton or other talk shows previously. Not enough originality for me to spent 1+ hour on!

    He's funny other times though; maybe he should consider doing more talk shows or talk show panels. Less stand-up.

  • Mary Queen of Scots

    Mary Queen of Scots

    ★★★

    This was decent, but it could've been so much better:

    • This movie did not need a Queen Elizabeth character. Saoirse Ronan's Mary could have held up this entire movie all on her own. Margot Robbie was just distracting to the telling of Mary's character and Mary's story. Mary was strong enough on her own as it is.

    • They should have told more about her background as an individual before she came to court so we knew about why…

  • Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia

    Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia

    ★★★½

    "You can hate immigrants all you want, but if you do, you don't get to eat their food." Hah! You can apply this to the United Kingdom too. Brexit, anyone?

    Not as good as his first stand-up on Netflix though, I have to admit.

  • Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark

    Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark

    ★★★★

    Forgot when I watched this. Maybe in autumn 2018, October or November. My first ever stand-up comedy show thing on Netflix! Really funny; love the comments about pointing out the racial and feminism issues happening now in this decade.

  • Fyre

    Fyre

    ★★★

    This was OK. It's eye-opening, but it kind of lacks the emotional aspect of it that makes you feel really engaged and interested with all the people that took part in this shit show. I think we needed a tad bit more background information into how some of these individuals got involved in the first. A couple of interviewees were shown once or twice but we never hear from them again.

    That one music festival consultant was really informative though.…

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    ★★★★

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

    Watched this on a flight from Seoul to Helsinki.

    This was so good!! Michael Peña and Paul Rudd are absolutely hilarious. The former had me laughing aloud at my tiny airplane seat screen a few times. That scene where he was retelling the story of how he and Paul Rudd met? And how Paul Rudd met Evangeline Lilly? So funny omg. It was absolutely perfect the way Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly mouthed along to Michael Peña's lines in that…

  • Tag

    Tag

    ★★★

    Watched this on a flight from Seoul to Helsinki.

    I think this movie could have been edited to about 15 to 20 minutes shorter, but it's still an entertaining watch. The story is such a crazy concept, that when the credits rolled to see the actual 10 guys being filmed taking each other out, I finally felt the emotional impact the movie was trying to go for at the end of the story.

    Jeremy Renner's character is a douchebag though, smh.

  • The Equalizer

    The Equalizer

    ★★★½

    This was really good! Okay, so it doesn't have much of a story, but Denzel Washington is absolutely badass in this movie. It's super entertaining. I also really liked how they carried out the story behind the Russian mafia. Like, they gave some character to each of the Russian mafia allies so they had a bit of backstory. Marton Csokas is annoying in Into The Badlands, but he's really good in this. I think he works best when he's not…

  • Ocean's Eight

    Ocean's Eight

    ★★★

    Watched this on a plane from Helsinki to Seoul.

    Enjoyable flick about the younger sister of Danny Ocean getting released from jail and immediately plans a heist at the Met Gala.

    Not as good as the original trilogy (or the very first movie) because it doesn't have the sassy flash from the first movie. It's a good addition to the series though.

    Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett are amazing in this. Cate pulls off a pretty accurate Mandarin Chinese accent…

  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★½

    This was a disappointment. With so many mixed reviews, I thought that my reaction to it would lean more on the positive side. But nope, this was a miss.

    There are some things that they did well in this movie: Jason Momoa, Nicole Kidman, and the world-building, but the stuff that they did poorly on was way worse.

    Amber Heard cannot act, so when you couple a cheesy formulaic script - I was able to mentally finish off characters' sentences…

  • Their Finest

    Their Finest

    ★★★

    It's a good film, but it's slow in some parts, quick in others, and there are some pacing issues. There's a good set-up, but I feel like Catrin's husband could've had fewer scenes. He didn't really do much for the love triangle when we barely saw him and Catrin act happily with each other. They also could've edited the scenes with Ambrose Hilliard's agent. They rambled on and on about nothing when the agent just ended up disappearing after a…