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  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    ★★★

    Chalk my high rating on this to the fact that my expectations were pretty low. Actually, they weren't that low. I got exactly what I expected, but thought it was better than the bad press had led me to believe.

    I have had an odd appreciation for this franchise ever since it began. This is true Summer movie fare. It's big, big set pieces, big score, big photography, big special effects. None of them are particularly very good, but they…

  • The Secret Life of Pets

    The Secret Life of Pets

    ★½

    Uninspired animated films sees a pair of dogs trying to get back to their owner - one, attached to the owner since being a puppy and the other a new and unwelcome addition to the family. They meet up with a ruthless (and fairly scary) gang of sewer dwelling animals while their friends try to save them.

    Wants to be TOY STORY for pets, comes nowhere close. Hard to care about the characters, and the whole situation is fairly predictable. The bunny is amusing.

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  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★★

    I hadn't seen this movie since opening night in 2007 (went straight from work to the Varsity theater in Toronto for it) and not only has this movie held up but it's better then I remember it which is tough because I thought it was great to begin with.

  • Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

    Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

    ½

    Wow..so over the top bad. The last 45 minutes or so will leave you breathless - and not so much in a good way.

    Kim Kardashian is in it though....which really means nothing at all.