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  • Dark Phoenix

    Dark Phoenix

    ★★★

    Toothless, lost potential, dialogues we've all heard a thousand times and harmful tropes applied to female characters; but isn't it what all super hero movies are like, really?

    The rating is higher than it should be but X-Men movies are their own kind of fun

  • Yesterday

    Yesterday

    ★★★★

    Surprisingly heartwarming in a big way. I'm not at all a fan of The Beatles (don't hate them either, I'm just mostly indifferent), but the film still managed to work its charm on me. A really pleasant watch with just enough comedy and drama to have fun and feel invested. I especially liked how the film relies first and foremost on its story, with the soundtrack being mostly in the background; I was expecting big, showy scenes for each Beatles…

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  • Thelma

    Thelma

    ★★★★★

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

    This is my spoiler review of Thelma, click here for my spoiler-free review.

    My thoughts are too scattered so this is a list:

    - I loved how Thelma's powers are never portrayed as wrong in the movie. Sure, she does terrible things, but mainly when she's a child and/or asleep, so when it's completely out of her control. Other than that, the movie tries really hard to link Thelma's powers to nature (the animal imageries, the focus on the trees…

  • Lovesong

    Lovesong

    ★★★★★

    do you sometimes think about how they've probably fallen in love with each other way before the beginning of the movie.... there's that threesome story of Sarah chickening out and when they meet for the first time in the movie Mindy says that it's been a while they haven't seen each other, just like the three years gap in the middle of the movie........ what if their life had just been a constant stream of missed opportunities and this movie is only a part of it........