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  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Back to the Future
  • The Incredibles

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  • Da 5 Bloods

    ★★★★½

  • Elle

    ★★★½

  • Fargo

    ★★★★

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★½

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  • Soul

    Soul

    ★★★★

    Soul would have been called imaginative and original without hesitation a few years ago, specifically before its Pixar spirtual precursor Inside Out and Michael Schur's creative carte blanche The Good Place. Its timing is otherwise perfect. The emotional payoff peaks in the second act, with character moments strewn throughout a Pixarified New York. The central message of the film that life is bigger than a singular passion is muddied by an insistence that life is what New York makes it,…

  • The Secret World of Arrietty

    The Secret World of Arrietty

    ★★★★

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

    There's one particular scene where Arrietty and the giant child trade insults, her to him for his heart defects and him to her for her species' incumbent extinction. Seems a bit harsh on both counts.