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  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★★★★

    Another Wes Anderson hit as per usual with a familiar cast and tone but I will say different than Fantastic Mr. Fox. In fact, it's even better. It has some of the darker humor he's been working with but refined. Go see it as soon as possible.

  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ★★

    This movie was rad and amazing and fun to watch even. The references drove the plot in a unique way that sort of parodies shows and films utilizing (Spielberg's especially) properties to add value and nostalgia to it and I liked and loathed that. Some of those references seemed genuine and well thought out while others felt lazy and tied together with more references to validate it. In the end I rate it so low because of the performances being…

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  • Maze Runner: The Death Cure

    Maze Runner: The Death Cure

    ★★★½

    Definitely the peak of the series, I was shocked to see a heavily practical effect film blended with very well done CG throughout especially in the cityscapes and the land. It’s a far deadture from the tight story of the first film in this entry, yet it feels more put-together and cohesive and honestly better written than the last entry, The Scorch Trials. I think all this could have been from the filming delay while the film’s star Dylan O’Brian recovered from his massive injuries.

  • The Bad Batch

    The Bad Batch

    ★★★½

    A wholly impulsive and instinctual, if not fascinatingly cerebral, film. It is incredibly hard to describe. It is a visual experience and less of a film with a plot which both plagues it and enhances it; it genuinely has a unique feel. At times I felt like this ensemble was a demonstration in "if a film student got a budget and stars for a film," and at other times it felt wonderfully crafted in production design, music, and visual appeal.…