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  • The Hitman's Bodyguard

    The Hitman's Bodyguard

    ★★★

    The Hitman’s Bodyguard relies solely on the charisma and the chemistry of its two main stars. Without Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson this movie would have crashed and burned from the very start. This is about as standard as you can get in a buddy comedy/action movie. It’s noting spectacular in regards to either of those genres because it unfortunately relies too much on cliches from both of those genres. It never commits to the action genre or the…

  • Annabelle: Creation

    Annabelle: Creation

    ★★★½

    Annabelle: Creation is better in almost every way than 2014’s Annabelle, but it never quite reaches the heights of the two Conjuring films. David Sanberg was the perfect choice to direct the movie because his style of directing making scares reserved and not all in your face is exactly what made The Conjuring films so freaky. And, there are some really creepy scenes in this movie. Along with those, there is a strong lingering sense of dread that is creeping…

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  • American Honey

    American Honey

    ★★★★★

    American Honey is a raw, blazing look into the life of the American Dream. Not only does it have elements of that, it weaves elements of a coming of age film and a road trip movie all into the mix. It's a very unconventional mix of different genres, but wow, does it work. One of the best things about the film is it's buzzing and energetic soundtrack. It will stay in your head long after the film is over and…

  • The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden

    ★★★★★

    What a ride The Handmaiden is. It's a twisty, sinister and dark little revenge tale. It sneaks up on you in total darkness and completely shocks you. Every time I thought I was going to guess what happens next, it throws a curve ball at full speed directly at you and completely changes what you had initially thought. It's unapologetically erotic, sneaky and evil. The landscape of the film and the production design is absolutely gorgeous and the film contains…