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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★

    I feel like I'm obligated to explain why I didn't like one of the most critically acclaimed films of 2017, because it's not easy being alone on a controversial opinion of a popular movie or show. So I figured I'd gather up all of my thoughts and try to, in the clearest way possible, explain what annoyed me about this movie.

    Going in I only had a vague idea of what the movie was about. I knew it had to…

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★½

    Marvel's first theatrical animated film and only their second Spider-Man movie since partnering up with Sony Pictures, who still holds the rights to the character. There's obviously a lot of hype behind this movie and potentially a lot to gain and lose. Trying out new styles and genres can be a risky gamble for some companies, and for the most part it can fall flat. I like pointing out Disney's constant inability to make hit live action movies not based…

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  • St. Elmo's Fire

    St. Elmo's Fire

    Charade has often been called the greatest Alfred Hitchcock film NOT made by Alfred Hitchcock. Well I'm here to say that St. Elmo's Fire is the worst John Hughes movie John Hughes never made.

    St Elmo's Fire is supposed to be a coming-of-age film about the whirlwind drama and fear that comes with graduating from college and becoming an independent person. But I feel like Joel Schumacher (Batman & Robin) was way over his head when he made this. This felt…

  • Godzilla

    Godzilla

    ★★★½

    Well after a long ten year sleep, Godzilla has risen again for the sixtieth anniversary of the monster's inception. This marks the first Godzilla film made in America in sixteen years, and I'm here to ask the question, was it worth the wait?

    This time instead of an established director like Roland Emmerich (Independence Day), we get fresh blood in Gareth Edwards (Monsters) at the helm. The film starts off kind of rocky, with an unoriginal plot about a man…