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  • Stuber

    Stuber

    ★★★½

    Stuber goes through the buddy-cop comedy playbook with a rigid adherence, but damn it if it isn’t a good time. Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista have incredible chemistry, and inhabit their roles with exuberance. It’s clear that everyone was having fun making this movie, and it translates well on screen. While it’s not going to earn any stars for originality, it’s well worth checking out for fans of the genre. If sheer entertainment were the only criteria judged, this would be a five star movie.

  • Spider-Man: Far from Home

    Spider-Man: Far from Home

    ★★★½

    The third best Spidey film behind Raimi’s first two. It boasts some great action and an emotional arc for Peter Parker, played exceptionally well by Tom Holland. I love Mysterio in the comics, and his translation to the big screen works really well here. Jake Gyllenhaal is clearly having fun with the role. Zendaya also gets more to do here, and I enjoyed her MJ much more in this outing. Some bold choices toward the end create huge ramifications going…

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  • Crawl

    Crawl

    ★★★★

    The movie gets four stars for being a tense and brutal disaster film with creature feature elements mixed in. The state of Florida gets half a star for being a cesspool of horrible, scary things that will kill you. Fuck Florida.

  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★★★

    This movie is like if Wes Anderson took acid and then decided to make a horror movie in the vein of Stanley Kubrick. My testicles shrank  into my body during the second act and I’m still having trouble locating them a half an hour after the credits rolled.