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  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★

    I can't believe I'm seeing 3, 4 and even 5 star reviews for this movie. It feels like it was written and directed by Michael Scott.

    While much of the problems with the other terrible DC movies (BvS, Suicide Squad, Justice League) could be *generously* blamed on such things as studio interference, re-edits, multiple directors, forced franchise set up etc, this film doesn't really feel like it has an excuse. It feels like this is totally the movie they wanted…

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★

    I'm glad we are at a point where in amongst deep multi-film cinematic universes, complicated inter-studio relationships and squabbles over who should own the rights to what characters - we are able to get something that can stand separately to all that and just tell a really fun story in unique, original way. This film is great, and is a total celebration of all things Spider-Man.

    Visually, this film is unlike anything I've seen before. It really feels like a…

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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★

    When talking to people immediately after having seen this for the first time, all I could really say was "I feel like I need to lie down". I've seen this movie twice now, and yet I'm still having trouble articulating my thoughts on it. I guess in short - I liked it a lot, but it's not the best the MCU has delivered. Obviously you cant expect every movie to live up to the expectations of being "the best one",…

  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    ★★

    Well Hollywood, you did it. You took away all of the spectacle and wonder they once had and you made dinosaurs boring.

    The worst part about the first Jurassic World for me was the whole idea of genetically tailoring dinosaurs to follow human comands, act as weapons of war, and generally not be cool dinosaurs. If you share that opinion with me, then buckle up, because Fallen Kingdom takes that idea and absolutely runs with it. Runs it straight into…