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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★½

    Compared to all the trash that Marvel has produced over the years, this one did not suck. But while it wasn’t a “bad” movie, it was far from being a “good” one, either. It was an “event movie”, that’s for sure, and i did (kind of) have a good time watching it, even if i had to cringe and facepalm so many times that i lost count.

    See, the most depressing thing is, under all this atrocious dialogue and forced…

  • The Dead Don't Die

    The Dead Don't Die

    ★★★

    Too meta to be truly enjoyable.

  • Westworld

    Westworld

    ★★

    Coming from the (first season of the) TV-series of the same name, i wanted to know what the original was all about. The series had me on the edge of my seat all 10 episodes long, but the film did nothing for me. Not only did it look incredibly cheap (in that cheesy 70’s sci-fi way), but it also didn’t do anything with the characters, nor did it touch on the “awakening” of the robots at all. The only mindscratchers were countless of plot-holes and silly contrivances.

    Pretty boring.

    Oh, and the musical score is possibly the worst of any movie i have ever seen.

  • The Predator

    The Predator

    ★★

    Horrible. Just horrible. But still more fun than any of the Marvel films. Correction: most of the Marvel films.

  • Thor: Ragnarok

    Thor: Ragnarok

    ★½

    #tonedeaf

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    ★★½

    What does it take to come up with the most horrible, cringeworthy dialog ever? Six writers, apparently…

    (And when i say “ever”, you have to know that i really hate hyperbole. That’s why all the Marvel films really aren’t my thing: everything has to be the “most intense spectacle ever”, only to be one-upped by the next installment a few months down the lane.)

    Still, Homecoming is not the worst in the MCU, because for once there were no alien…

  • First Man

    First Man

    ★★½

    If a film is slow-paced and focuses on the people rather than just action, it’s usually right up my alley. This one, however, bored me out of my mind. Why? It never made me care about any of the characters. Even worse, i never got to learn anything about them. Except for Armstrong who, according to this movie, was a very quiet and unemotional man – hardly the stuff to fill a 2 hour movie with, especially when something as…

  • Yoga Hosers

    Yoga Hosers

    ★★

    At least it wasn't as gross as Tusk. Unfortunately, none of these kids can act – and they really have to carry the movie. They don't even try, but they do seem to have fun at least – mostly – but it's still painful to watch from start to finish.

  • Blue Is the Warmest Color

    Blue Is the Warmest Color

    ★★★★

    I am somewhat conflicted about this film. With a runtime of close to 3 hours, you're not only supposed to really get to know these characters, but you also feel kind of entitled to a proper resolution by the time it's over – which the film does not provide. The problem is, the film is incredibly episodic (without explicitly spelling it out for you). It makes you feel like a voyeur who shifts in and out of the lives of…

  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    ★★½

    Teenager Cameron Post is caught making out with girlfriend Coley and is forced into a gay conversion camp.

    At the slow pace this film had, it should’ve been 4 hours long. But the fact that it’s barely scratching 90 minutes makes it seem very superficial. For someone who has read the book, this was particularly disappointing. Don’t get me wrong, the tone and subject matter at hand practically mandates such deliberate and slow pacing, but in order to fit everything…

  • Hardcore Henry

    Hardcore Henry

    ★★★

    As a movie, i haven't seen anything like this. As a live action video game… well, you're probably better off playing an actual video game.

    The thing is, i have played my share of video games – first person shooters included – and if this movie is trying to emulate them, it's emulating the worst of them. It's action, and nothing but action; and video games these days usually offer a lot more than that.

    If you're here purely for…

  • Super 8

    Super 8

    ★★★½

    Not bad, but Stranger Things shows how it’s really done.