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  • Little Shop of Horrors

    Little Shop of Horrors

    ★★★★½

    So much to enjoy from this cult classic with fantastic performances by Levi Stubbs and Moranis with hilarious guest appearance by Steve Martin, Bill Murray, and John Candy. I could listen to Stubbs exaggerated sensational voice all day long. I loved the music, especially Stubbs and the three ladies throughout the film. I've heard criticisms for Moranis's singing ability but I thought he hit some pretty tough notes for singing not being his forte. Frank Oz puppet work for Audrey…

  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★★½

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

    As a fan of horror I enjoyed this film, although it didn't really bring anything new to the genre, it was mostly an exaggerated form of the "be quiet or the monster will get you" scenario. I liked that the focus was on the family who had to adapt to this new external threat, and not on the actual monsters, their purpose, or even their origin. To me the movie was about the relationship between family members during a stressful…

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    An all time classic, with one of the most iconic scenes in cinematic history. I recently finished the book and it is one of the few instances I enjoyed the movie more. Once again Kubrick's version of the movie is darker than the book ( a clockwork orange being the other of note). Jack in the book has a moment of redemption where he saves Danny's life from his destruction, where in the movie Jack has no redemption. The other…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★

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

    I have some issues with this film but I have come to really enjoy this one, more than force awakens indeed. It is visually one of the most, if no the most, spectacular Star Wars ever created. The acting was on point, in particular Adam Driver. The dialogue was still as 8th grade as any star wars has ever been, but its themes were a departure of past SW films. Much more concerned with a grayer area of morality than…