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  • Interstellar
  • Doctor Sleep
  • The Batman
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  • Prey

    ★★★★½

  • The Gray Man

    ★★½

  • The Lodge

    ★★★

  • Nope

    ★★★★

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  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★★

    “I want to be ambitious, and I feel like there’s a chance to do a very heavily point-of-view-driven character story that is an emotional and psychological exploration of who that character is.”

    Ambitious was right. Following the slow-burning news that Academy Award-winning writer and director Ben Affleck was to step down from directing, writing, and starring in his own solo Batman movie opposite Joe Manganiello as Deathstroke, to those in the know, there was only one possible choice for a…

  • Belfast

    Belfast

    ★★★★★

    Gorgeously shot, mastered, and told, Kenneth Branagh’s story about a young boy’s life in the midst of the Northern Ireland Conflict in the 1960s is both heartwarming and emotionally powerful and is not only one of my favorite coming-of-age dramas, but might be one of my favorite movies of all time. I can only somewhat grasp the criticism that the project is “Oscar bait,” a term I find to be mostly accurate but disingenuous at times, this being one of…

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  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★½

    Hollywood’s best and last action star kicks ass under the direction of one of the most masterful, nostalgia-weaponizing working directors today in Joseph Kosinski, bringing a near-perfect blockbuster to old and new audiences alike.

  • Nope

    Nope

    ★★★★

    Jordan Peele brings a new twist and execution to the alien/sci-fi genre