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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★½

    Thrilling, action packed and emotionally powerful, Avengers: Endgame beautifully pays off eleven years worth of movies with all the heart, humor and imagination we’ve come to expect from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, resulting in a highly satisfying ending to one of modern cinemas’ greatest sagas.

  • Hellboy

    Hellboy

    ½

    As cynical and soulless as reboots can get, Hellboy makes all the wrong changes for all the wrong reasons, with the result being a loud, brainless, juvenile, ugly, poorly acted, cheap looking abomination that I actively loathed every second of. Absolute hell for those who see it.

  • Shazam!

    Shazam!

    ★★★½

    Save for some script and tonal issues, Shazam fully embraces its’ goofy premise and injects a lot of heart into the proceedings, resulting in a charming, family friendly entertainment and another step in the right direction for the DC Cinematic Universe.

  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★★½

    An insane, sprawling saga of horror, Suspiria fills its' epic runtime with haunting imagery, brilliant performances and ambitious storytelling, resulting in another outstanding work from Luca Guadagnino.

  • Us

    Us

    ★★★★½

    A re-watch and a whole week of processing did wonders for me on "Us". Jordan Peele is the new master of the high concept thriller.

  • Us

    Us

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    While hampered by its’ underwhelming final twist and lacking the bite or precision of Get Out, Us is a visceral, expertly crafted thrill ride with an engaging central performance by Lupita Nyong’o.

  • Leaving Neverland

    Leaving Neverland

    While undeniably one-sided in its execution, Leaving Neverland presents viewers with a deeply unsettling cautionary tale about the pitfalls of celebrity worship and the long lasting effects of abuse.

  • Young Frankenstein

    Young Frankenstein

    ★★★★★

    Packed with brilliant performances and more laughs in a minute than most comedies have in ninety, Young Frankenstein satirizes its’ subject matter with such effortless precision, resulting in Mel Brooks’ masterpiece and one of the funniest movies ever made.

  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    ★★★

    While hampered by a very messy narrative and some rather lackluster action, Captain Marvel has enough charm and entertainment value in it primarily thanks to the talented cast, namely the winning lead performance from Brie Larson. A light, breezy watch, but definitely one of Marvel’s lesser outings.

  • Green Book

    Green Book

    ★★★★½

    I’ve got no dog in this fight. All sides are valid. Me personally.... I love just about every minute of this film. A bighearted delight and one of the best buddy road trip movies.

  • The Wife

    The Wife

    ★★½

    Glen Close gives a strong (albeit not awards worthy) performance along with Jonathan Pryce, but The Wife is a dry, obvious drama with nothing fresh or compelling to say in its story about a “house of cards” marriage.

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    Watched three times over the Valentine’s Day weekend. I adore this film beyond words. Movies rarely get any better than this.