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  • Late Night

    Late Night

    ★★★★

    I enjoyed Late Night. Really witty screenplay and Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling are very good. Editing was a little clunky.

  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    ★★★

    Overall I thought it was fine. The fantasy element does work, but it doesn’t fit when it’s meshed with a conventional biopic with scenes that seem to be pulled straight out of Bohemian Rhapsody or (the much better) Dewey Cox.

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  • Manchester by the Sea

    Manchester by the Sea

    ★★★★

    It's my fault I didn't like this movie more

    I haven't lived through any of these experiences, so I'm sure for some people this movie really hit home, but for me it was just "my life sucks" for two hours and nothing really changed throughout the film.  

    I can't even say I've never lived through the experiences, because I never lived through the experiences of anything in Moonlight, but that's my favorite film of 2016.  There was just some disconnect…

  • Moana

    Moana

    ★★★★½

    I love this movie so much. Comparing it to recent Disney movies of this type, it's better than Frozen and Tangled by a mile. Having not seen Winnie the Pooh (2011) it's the best Disney movie of the decade if Zootopia didn't exist. So that's where it falls on recent Disney movies.

    I do think the thing that pushes it over the top of some other recent animated movies are the songs. Which when your songs are written by Lin-Manuel…