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  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    ★★½

    I wouldn’t call myself a fan of Elton John. 

    I wasn’t excited to watch Rocketman but I was hoping for big things. 

    It took maybe 5 minutes for me to know this wasn’t going to be for me.  I didn’t love Bohemian Rhapsody but I felt it handled the music far better. This was more like Mamma Mia than anything else. 

    I never once thought of Taron Egerton being Elton John. Not once. Once again for comparison, I thought Rami…

  • Beats

    Beats

    ★★

    In the minority here but this just wasn’t my cup of tea. 

    I couldn’t understand the accents and I don’t care for raves so I can’t complain too much. 

    It was fun, and maybe if I was ten years younger I’d get a laugh out of it more. 

    Now I’m just old and hungry.

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  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★★★

    I had very high hopes for Aquaman, and my hopes were met, not exceeded. 
    Some quick thoughts...

    It’s a beautiful film to watch and there’s a great soundtrack to boot.

    Momoa and Heard work very well together and have great chemistry. The action scenes are wonderful and plentiful. 

    Was it as serious as I would’ve liked? No
    Is it kick ass and lots of fun? Definitely 

    I can’t wait to see it again.

  • Venom

    Venom

    ★★★

    Ah Venom, at least you tried. 

    Full disclosure, I did enjoy this. Tom Hardy and Michelle Williams make this so much more worthwhile than it has any right to be. 

    But is enjoying a film simply enough? Perhaps. But what we have on offer here is a pretty bad script, an unspectacular story and dated CGI. Honestly, if you said this came out in 2012 or earlier and Hardy was only starring as Bane now you might just look back…