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  • How It Ends

    How It Ends

    ½

    Watched it while doing a long stationary bike ride at the gym. It was not good. But it was better than looking at the wall.

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    ★½

    Totally forgettable. I forgot about it immediately upon leaving the theater.

    But Evangeline Lilly and Paul Rudd were good.

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  • Things to Come

    Things to Come

    ★★★★★

    There's a passage from Rousseau that Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert who is, perhaps next to Juliette Binoche and Maggie Cheung, the best working actress in the world) teaches to her students in the 3rd act of this film. It is a passage about desire supplanting or superseding happiness. That it is the expectation of something good happening that brings true pleasure. That it is this hope for things to come that is the source of pleasure. Not the things themselves coming…

  • Spectre

    Spectre

    ★½

    More Lea Seydoux. Less everything else, please.

    Also, where did the Sam Mendes of REVOLUTIONARY ROAD and JARHEAD go? I want that guy back.