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  • The Lego Movie

    The Lego Movie

    ★★★

    I understand that I am not the target audience for this film. And so when certain aspects of The Lego Movie don't hit for me, I take it with the knowledge that they probably were not meant to.

    The humour in this movie can be very good and there were times I genuinely laughed out loud, but just as often I found myself bored. The performances are all solid, and the character cameos keep you on your toes, as does…

  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★★½

    This movie is somehow simultaneously thrilling, and disappointing.

    The parts where it is focused on the music, both creation and performance of, are very well done. Whether historically accurate or not, it made for compelling viewing. Rami Malek is very good as Freddy Mercury, though both his supporters and detractors exageratted the highs and lows of his performance quite a bit.

    The parts of Bohemian Rhapsody focused on the human drama suffer. The script isn't particularly good, and the dialogue…

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★★

    Though I think the low points of this film are lower than The Force Awakens, the highs in The Last Jedi greatly surpass its predecessor. It gave me a Luke Skywalker that as a child I never conceived of and yet felt like a natural progression, and a dynamic between Rey and Kylo Ren that I cannot wait to see the conclusion to.

    It's simultaneously surprising and familiar, and did away with any expectations or theories that I had coming into it.

    I believe Adam Driver puts on the best performance in any Star Wars film here.

  • Split

    Split

    ★★★★

    Even knowing what the final twist of Split is, this film is fantastic. James McAvoy is incredible to watch and this film basically hinges on him switching from personality to personality in different scenes. The handful that you get to see for an extended period of time are all distinct and it must have been some experience to be able to watch that performance as it was being filmed.

    Anya Taylor-Joy also puts in a solid performance in her take…