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  • Yes, Madam!

    ★★★★

  • Kung Fu Hustle

    ★★★

  • Police Story

    ★★★★

  • Batman

    ★★★★★

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  • Yes, Madam!

    Yes, Madam!

    ★★★★

    It must be true that fashion goes in circles, because 1985 Michelle Yeoh looks 2022 fabulous in basically every scene in this one.

  • Kung Fu Hustle

    Kung Fu Hustle

    ★★★

    I get how this is sort of a wuxia satire type of thing but the CGI-driven comedy didn't do too much for me.

    If I'm going to endure flat comedy in trade for action I'd rather it be something genuinely eye-popping (like Police Story, which I watched in the same head-cold couch session). I wouldn't turn this one off but I wouldn't really recommend it, either.

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  • Licence to Kill

    Licence to Kill

    ★★★★★

    I think this is one of the standout Bond films because its structure is so different from most. An actual feeling of loss gives Dalton's Bond the drive to go all-out; he is compellingly angry and even a little bit unhinged from start to finish.

    The cast in this movie is also quite nice. We get treated to an especially detailed villain in Robert Davi, a strong, capable Bond girl in Carey Lowell, and some fun bits from a young…

  • Army of Darkness

    Army of Darkness

    ★★

    This still had way too much physical comedy and yelling reaction shots for my taste, but I could start to see traces of the later Sam Raimi stuff that I actually do enjoy.