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  • Deadpool

    Deadpool

    ★★★★

    Who knew when Wade Wilson first appeared in Marvel Comics in 1991, created by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld as an answer to DC Comics' character Slade Wilson, that his wise-cracking antics would become media gold. Deadpool, the new movie based on the character, solidifies the Marvel anti-hero as a big hitter and a money maker, able to stand on his own. That may not be so surprising with such a long-time fan base eagerly waiting for any and every…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Oh what a day! What a LOVELY day!

    Director George Millar returns over 30 years later to add a new story to his original Mad Max trilogy. But this sequel, fitting right in with all the previous entries, pushes the already full throttle franchise to near-biblical proportions. Mad Max: Fury Road is an epic race of humanity versus the utterly insane, and it is stunningly beautiful, a visual feast indeed. Every aspect of it is over the top fun. From…

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  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★½

    You know how you ignored something as a kid, only to really discover it as an adult and wish you had been paying attention all along because you feel like you probably missed out on having some great joy because of it?

    I’m just going to come right out with it: I grew up a DC Comics kid and my favorite character was Catwoman. So much so that anyone who knew me around a certain time in my youth associated…

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★½

    Mother! left me with two statements and a question:

    This is a perfect premise with a muddled execution.

    As much as I love Aronofsky's work, I like to think this story would have been better accomplished with a woman director.

    Where can I find the amazing trailer music that was nowhere in the movie?

    I have to admit to being overly ecstatic in anticipation to see Mother! based on the trailer which promised Aronofsky's usual brand of dark, dramatic surrealism.…

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  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★½

    For years, the horror genre has had this theme of being stalked. Someone is following you, walking behind you, and no matter how fast you try to get away from them, they will always catch up with you. Characters like Michael Myers and Jason Voorhees thrive on this idea, and the zombie classics created all of their tension this way, knowing they would reach you at some point no matter how slow they creeped. But what if the thing following…

  • Bambi

    Bambi

    ★★★★★

    Watching this classic once again in honor of Tyrus Wong, the film's lead artist, who passed just a few days ago. Indeed, his incredible paintings and visual style inspired much of the look of the film. His backgrounds were a forest I've often daydreamed about escaping to and living within, lush and surreal through every season.

    As I've gotten older, Bambi has become my favorite Disney film, appreciating it past its cuteness of character, moreso on serious levels of ecological…