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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I don’t even know how to rate this. I was really digging it up until I really wasn’t. The ending felt like an insult.


    SPOILERS AHEAD


    I feel like a lot of the last 30 minutes or so attempt a direct reference to Rosemary’s Baby (and to a lesser extent other genre classics with similar reveals ala The Omen), with the photo album reveals, suspiciously well underlined passages in archaic texts, the son as avatar of an unknowable evil (with…

  • Gangs of New York

    Gangs of New York

    ★★½

    I have very little interest in movies about male sensibilities around honor. And it very much felt like the director doesn't trust the audience to remember what happened 20 minutes ago, what with the constant flashing back. A solid hour could have been edited out of this movie.

  • Pitch Perfect 3

    Pitch Perfect 3

    ★½

    Totally cynical cash grab. The on screen performance quality bore no relation to the plot and how other characters reacted. Fat Amy has stopped being a character and has become a walking fat joke. Anna Kendrick seemed totally checked out. 

    But this is the first time I've ever gone to an Alamo Drafthouse. So there's that.

  • A Christmas Prince

    A Christmas Prince

    ★½

    Absolutely terrible fluff. Nice winter night in with my cat, but this was by no means good.