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  • Young Frankenstein

    Young Frankenstein

    ★★★★★

    Got to introduce this at the Ritz Classic series. Here are my remarksL

    A show of hands–who has not seen Young Frankenstein before tonight?

    I’m so excited for you to see the film, and excited to see it on the big screen. I’m also excited since this is my favorite comedy film of all time. BUT, I am here to share a few things to think about while we watch the film:

    First, I struggle with whether or not this…

  • Seed of Chucky

    Seed of Chucky

    ★★★

    This movie is like 3 or 4 Chucky movies edited together, like this is the good parts of a dozen other movies all in one narrative. By this point in the series I couldn't tell where the film was going by the minute, and that is awesome.

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  • Kubo and the Two Strings

    Kubo and the Two Strings

    ★★★★★

    An excellent adventure fable. The least complex Laika film to date, but no less rewarding. Gorgeous animation and a well-crafted story. It feels huge while being intimate.

  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    ★★★½

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

    This is a hard movie to rate. I enjoyed the procedural half of the film immensely, and while I had fun with the second half, its decent into the supernatural just wasn't as compelling. The tone is all over the place, and it is a tad more self-aware than it needs to be, but I was completely on board most of the way through.

    I think an entire film that was just an autopsy with some creepy shit going on…