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  • Slice

    Slice

    ★★½

    Plenty of creativity and imagination, but I’m not quite sure that the writer-director is really able to pull everything together in a satisfying and coherent way, unlike its obvious inspiration, Repo Man. Luckily, it manages to feel a lot more genuine and weird than a lot of deliberately-manufactured cheese or ‘so-bad-it’s-good type movies. Fun enough, but for fellow fans of cheese only.

  • Smokey and the Bandit

    Smokey and the Bandit

    ★★★½

    This was delightful.

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  • The Party

    The Party

    ★★★

    An amusing little diversion of a playlet. Also a fun critique of the bourgeois values of new-Labour, but not quite as clever as it could have/should have been. This is the kind of movie that could have been great. The performances are there, but the writing doesn’t quite rise to the highest level.

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★½

    Utterly pointless (but you probably knew that going in). In addition, the constant fan service and references to other shit in the movies was exhausting. There were a few scattered moments of amusement, but on the whole it was pretty boring and joyless.

    Emilia Clarke is so bad in this (well, and most other things), at least Alden comes off a tiny bit better by comparison. Lando and his robo-lady were at least kinda fun.

    Finally, this is one of…