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  • The Burden

    The Burden

    ★★★

    A singing fish tells us about how the troubles in their life will be removed when a burden is removed from their shoulders. The wall has a motivational poster that says Carpe Diem. That's about the extent of the content here.

    Well, would be, but the animation is really damn good and the singing in a musical being this abrasive is a fun gimmick.

  • Doctor Sleep

    Doctor Sleep

    ★★★★

    If you had any doubts as to whether Mike Flanagan could make a huge studio horror movie and still be very Mike Flanagan, those doubts evaporate around the time you see the second of many scenes of someone talking about their fear of death being state of non-existence and someone telling them "no no no, we don't end". He loves these scenes, but in a film, unlike in say Haunting of Hill House, it's less functional, as the anxiety brought…

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★★

    It is with a heavy heart I come before you today and say

    Scar no longer fucks

  • House II: The Second Story

    House II: The Second Story

    ★★

    Howdy, you sure can see that they wrote this script in half a month and without Fred Dekker. It has swanky effects and fun ideas but just bringing them to life isn't enough to make them, well, funny, so you're stuck with a movie where like one in every ten jokes work and whenever the jokes or action aren't on screen it feels egregiously slow.