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  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    ★★★

    I really wanted to like this movie more than I did. I thought the trailers looked great, and I always loved the character of Carol Danvers in the comics. But I just found the whole film to be a little bland, and Brie Larson lacked a lot of charisma. That said it’s still a fine popcorn movie, just not the top tier of what Marvel is capable of.

  • Critters 4

    Critters 4

    ★½

    Critters 4 was a steep decline from part 3, where as I didn’t love 3, but it was still entertaining. This one was just boring. Which is the cardinal movie sin for me. I’d only recommended if you’re going through the whole series, otherwise this one is skippable.

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  • The Haunting of Hill House

    The Haunting of Hill House

    ★★★★★

    This was a master class in film making. A 10 part series that plays more like a long film. Mike Flanagan assembles a cast built from all of his previous works, and builds a realistic family in both the past, and present. This series has great camera techniques, and some of the best use of jump scares I’ve seen in years. None of them are cheaply used and they come sparingly. The way that the context of many scenes change…

  • Critters

    Critters

    ★★★

    I can’t believe this is the first time I’ve seen this film. It escaped me growing up. I always knew about the series, but for some reason I never watched them. I’ve been meaning to watch them recently, and after seeing the trailer for the upcoming TV show from Shudder, I finally decided to watch them. This movie is a great cheesy 80’s monster movie. It’s a little slow at first but it’s worth it, cause once the Critters start…