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  • The Breakfast Club
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Matrix
  • Wonder Boys

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  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    ★★★

  • The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

    ★★★½

  • Moonfall

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★

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  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    Thor: Love and Thunder

    ★★★

    I didn't think it was as bad a many a review made it out to be. I chuckled, laughed a few times, and really, it was just kinda nice not to be sucked into the overall larger whatever-Phase the MCU is in now. Look, the Love part of this was welcomed, and frankly, cancer and sacrifice hit home a bit for me.

    Also: one of the times when the villain isn't as cut and dry as other villains (at this…

  • The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

    The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

    ★★★½

    Endearing, fun buddy comedy and really just a lovely appreciation of Nic Cage.

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  • 50/50

    50/50

    ★★★★

    First things first: f@!k cancer.

    As someone who has come to terms with the idea (or is it fact?) that cancer is a real possibility to myself, and whose loved ones and friends have been directly affected by it, both for the bad and for the worst, this film was both one I was excited to see, but also dreaded to see.

    The cast drew me in first of course: Seth Rogen, the ever-excellent Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Anna Kendrick (who was…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★½

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

    I f@#kin' loved it. As much as I did Blade Runner 2049. Two different visions of the future — one much more grounded in our world, and the other in a galaxy far, far away.

    Yet, one is much more of a human film, whilst the other is concerned with technology at large. Can you guess to which I refer?

    Trick question. Both.

    It's the first Star Wars film without a proper cliffhanger or continuation. In fact, I felt as if…