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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★

    You don't go to these Marvel movies for an interesting plot or smart dialog. You go for the comic book superheroes and to see a bunch of stuff blow up. The plot of Infinity War is almost dumb enough to wreck the CGI action... but not quite.

    Now, the stupidness is worth noting here. The villain of Infinity Wars wants to kill half the people in the universe as a means of population control. Um, yeah. Like I said... really, really dumb. (ha!)

    Good (enough) movie.
    thanks... yow, bill

  • Game Night

    Game Night

    ★★

    Well, Game Night is part comedy and part drama. Alas, it doesn't really succeed in either. It's not funny enough, and it's very slow in parts. I had higher expectations. Good trailer, I guess. The movie is pretty meh.

    Heads up - there's an especially annoying scene in Game Night that features a closeup of an incision, lots of blood, and then actors faking a gag reflex. That is such a dumb idea given the number of people who have…

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★

    The new Star Wars is a good movie and is worth seeing. There's a lot of "inside stuff" for extreme Star Wars fans which didn't really interest me much. Also, I think Star Wars fans are so grateful that the movie isn't terrible like the second trio from George Lucas. And you have to tip your hat to the Star Wars marketing lads for creating a HUGE buzz. For me, it was a fairly typical action movie with lots of…

  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★★★

    This is a 3+ movie, that I'll bump up to 4- because it's so edgy, unique, and weird. It's smart and funny, too. TY and I saw it at the wonderful, old La Grange Theater. That's an extra treat... two extra treats, actually. (ha!)

    Another reason to goto 4 bill-stars... I'd like to see it again. (smile)
    A good movie.
    yow, bill