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  • Breathe

    Breathe

    ★★

    At least when studios chase the Marvel model of filmmaking, they're chasing something that resulted in actually enjoyable hit movies. Who enjoyed The Theory of Everything and why bother knocking off a movie that made $35 million domestic?!

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  • Happy Death Day

    Happy Death Day

    ★★★½

    Best use of "byeeeeee" as characterization, 2017.

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  • T2 Trainspotting

    T2 Trainspotting

    ★★★★

    I was anticipating this movie because I love Danny Boyle, Ewan McGregor, the original movie, and the trailer for this movie, but I was still unprepared, to some extent, for what kind of a movie I was getting here: Sort of a winky revival, sort of a rumination on nostalgia, sort of softening up and sort of a similarly tough heart underneath. Say this for Trainspotting 2: Not that many sequels take well-known characters from the previous movie and deepen…

  • Cars

    Cars

    ★★★

    My 19-month-old daughter sort of watched this with me, and seemed to lose interest after 15 minutes or so, which is not unusual for her. But she did repeatedly ask "Cars?? Movie??" later that day, so I guess it was a thinker for her.