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  • The Intruder

    The Intruder

    ★★

    As by the numbers as you could get but Quaid is a delight as a man hilariously obsessed with a house.

  • Long Shot

    Long Shot

    ★★★½

    Rogen and Theron have a great chemistry and this shows it. Not always hilarious but often enjoyable but specificity Odenkirk and Jackson Jr. are wonderful, with the latter being a constant scene stealer. O’Shea has never disappointed me and he needs to be in more movies.

  • Family

    Family

    ★★★

    Dennis BKA "Baby Joker": Early dark-horse standout for most likable character of the year.

  • The Curse of La Llorona

    The Curse of La Llorona

    ★½

    Sleep material. Nothing more than that.

  • Inside The Secret World of Incels

    Inside The Secret World of Incels

    ★★★

    Not just a look at the extreme incels at their worse (though there is plenty of that here from Catfishman), but a surprising look at someone who identifies but has a different association with it and an incel trying to reform and better themselves. Varied enough stories keep it interesting though it never becomes a deep exposé.

  • TransMilitary

    TransMilitary

    ★★★

    A soft doc about the struggles of being trans and attempting to serve your country. The core story is obviously important and interesting but it is still a light overseeing of the current climate that could likely benefit from another more detailed take.

  • The Girl Next Door

    The Girl Next Door

    ★★★

    It was not a good sign that after the first 5 mins I had to pause and make sure I was watching the right movie. And the entire movie has the look and feel of a underfunded Investigation Discovery movie. There are more than a handful of laughably bad acting, editing, and direction. But as the film starts rolling, things fell into their weird place and strangely started to work. There is almost no real plot at work here as…

  • Missing Link

    Missing Link

    ★★★½

    While it felt coming in that this could be a misstep, Laika find a way to make a quality movie with lots of charm. Galifianakis does well in a comedic but still more composed role and he works well with Jackman. The story was a fairy safe but it still has a lot of heart and some fun moments.

  • Brené Brown: The Call to Courage
  • Joy

    Joy

    ★★★

    Very troubling, very bleak.

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    ★★★½

    The choreography of the fights and shootouts are fantastic and full of nice, small touches that really make them pop. The beginning excape from New York number and the final defend the tower battle are the best moments of the film. Exciting, diverse, constantly moving. However there is a story and a massive middle section at work here that are very disappointing. The entire Cassablaca section was a waste for me. I love Halle and I love the idea of…

  • Ash Is Purest White

    Ash Is Purest White

    ★★★½

    Quite slow but a love story at his heart that can hit hard. Loved the way it is shot along with Zhao Tao’s performance. It is easy to feel that things are building to something else but it is her relationship and state of mind over time that is the core and just going on this lover arching experience with her.