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  • Monsters, Inc.

    Monsters, Inc.

    ★★★★

    A VERY busy film that gets a bit too madcap at times and feels pulled in a few too many different directions; the entire friendship arc between Sully and Mike basically gets reduced to a comedic bit owing to how fast-paced everything has to be. The constant chase sequences do also start to drag a bit as well. I love the political undertones of the film, but wish they got a bit more time to be expanded upon.

    Yet despite…

  • Toy Story 2

    Toy Story 2

    ★★★★★

    Having had a near-death experience two weeks ago this hit really, REALLY close to home, and not just due to the Proustian nostalgia that hits me every time I watch this - the first film I ever saw in a cinema.

    Toy Story 2 is an existentialist masterpiece, as saliently profound in its examination of the human condition as any statuette by Giacometti or play by Beckett. It's also a perfectly constructed adventure film, hilariously conceived with well-rounded characters and…

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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

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

    Fuck, and I thought Civil War was bad...

    Infinity War is the apotheosis of Marvel's vendetta against storytelling, begun in earnest in 2015, which has since come to overwhelm all of their Avengers movies.

    At the end of Infinity War, Thanos wins. He kills half the universe. THIS is the genuinely experimental ending people have been promising. When Marvel fans have bleated over the years that the MCU is structured like a season of television, with each film being an…

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★★

    FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK