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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★½

    “I just want you to like me”
    “Of course I love you”
    “But do you like me?”
    “I want you to be the best version of yourself”
    “Maybe this is the best version”

    This is my mother and I. This is me growing up, wanting nothing more than to get the fuck out of dodge and dreaming big, then being a mess when I got there. This is me trying things, failing at things, watching my parents be together but…

  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    ★★★

    It’s great for what it is, which is basically a good time adventure with a bunch of attractive people in one film. Jack Black carries most of the movie despite Johnson and Hart playing off each other really well.

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★

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

    Dude bros that love Michael Bay films are going to blow their load on this film. 

    Messy writing, too much destructive building bullshit again, Zimmer still sucks at composing post Inception, and it's Zack Snyder. How loud do I have to shout from the rooftops that he's a disaster to this franchise? Did we really need to see Batman's backstory again?! Affleck gets terrible lines, actually scratch that, they are all pretty terrible. Affleck doesn't really bring much to the…

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★½

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

    I think my heartbeat has returned to normal and I can type out some semblance of a review without flailing.

    There was both good and bad, much like the force, so let's start with the good.

    Getting back into a world I haven't visited in a long while was virtually seamless and easy. It was like grabbing a snuggie and a cup of tea and settling in with a good friend. Boyega and Ridley really play well off of each…