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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★

    Infinity War is less impressive for what the specific film accomplishes than for what it means in the legacy of franchise structure, content and possibility. Whether you enjoy film franchising or not it's a fact of the business that will never leave us. 10 years ago any series of interconnected films of this scope or scale was thought impossible.

    Sure we could somehow envision 6 additional Star Wars films eventually being made with the same 4-5 main characters, but many…

  • Darkest Hour

    Darkest Hour

    ★★★½

    Incredible performance by Oldman in service of what's largely a pedestrian script that exists solely to act as a vessel for Churchill's persona.

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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    ★★★½

    Including a rare-for-Marvel memorable "villain" turn by Michael Keaton and strong supporting work by Zendaya, Laura Harrier and Jacob Batalon, Spider-Man: Homecoming rightfully skips over the origin story we've all seen before and instead focuses on the  confusing responsibility that comes with being the youngest possible member of the Avengers. Tom Holland is so good as Spider-Man that you'd be hard pressed to remember anyone else that played the character prior (sorry Tobey).

  • Game Night

    Game Night

    ★★★★

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

    Might be the most beautifully shot and assembled comedy film in a decade. Daley and Goldstein serve notice that they are a comedy direction duo to keep an eye on in this fun, sharp, well scripted romp. Not all the jokes land with the impact intended but the work around the edges is so detailed that the sum becomes much more substantial than the occasionally disjointed parts. The script is brisk and takes some unexpected turns along the way relying…