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  • The Dilemma

    The Dilemma

    ★★½

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    The Dilemma

    Don't hate this movie.
    Cliched sure, but completely passable as entertainment.
    Just kind of exists. Nothing else beyond that really.

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★★

    Sure, I could be doing a review of Star Wars: Fall of the Skywalker, but instead I will do a review of that new Adam Sandler flick - not on Netflix - and not a thinly veiled tourism commercial - and made by actual filmmakers.

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    Uncut Gems

    https://youtu.be/vTfJp2Ts9X8

    A charismatic jeweler makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family and adversaries on…

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  • Everyone's Hero

    Everyone's Hero

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    Everyone's Hero


    BATTER UP!

    Thin plot that is boring, cliche, and feels like it was designed with a checklist of what beats to hit rather than from a creative vision.
    STRIKE ONE!

    The animation looks generic, cheap, and bland.
    STRIKE TWO!

    Characters are either hilariously cliched, one-note, bland (in a "perfect goody two shoes vs the evil bad guy" way), and/or just flat out annoying + unfunny.
    STRIKE THREE!

    YOU'RE OUT!!

  • Atlantis: The Lost Empire

    Atlantis: The Lost Empire

    ★★★½

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

    I vented a lot of rage in my review of ALIEN Resurrection, so tonight I want to discuss a certain special movie from my childhood

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    Disney's ATLANTIS: The Lost Empire

    After the Disney Renaissance of the 90s, the Disney brand was beginning to struggle as numerous formulaic copycats made audiences weary of the classic Disney-animated-musical style and the rise of CGI animation with Dreamworks' Shrek during the 2000s. In response to the latter Disney tried a 'compromise'…