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  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★★★

    This was much better than I expected it to be. I haven't been a big fan of Spielberg's last two films Bridge of Spies and BFG and was afraid it would be heavy handed with the current messaging but it was solid. The acting was good, it clipped along nicely and told an interesting story. The dialogue was sharp but not too jargon filled. I lacked the emotional intensity of Spotlight but it built tension up well especially for the…

  • Last Scene Alive: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery

    Last Scene Alive: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery

    ★★½

    It was pretty well done but kind of boring and obvious for me.

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  • Ratchet & Clank

    Ratchet & Clank

    ★★★

    There are some movies that are saved by low expectations (and others like Hail Cesar that are hurt by high). Ratchet and Clank is one of the former. I had very little hopes it would be a good film. Video game movies are usually terrible and the first trailer was pretty mediocre.

    So, I went to the theater this morning hoping it would be bearable and you know what? It turned out to be a cute little movie. Is it…

  • Personal Shopper

    Personal Shopper

    ★★★★½

    Chilling, fresh, complex, and everything you could want. Kristen Stewart is great. The movie looks great. It was a terrific thriller.