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‘Promising Young Woman’ is not the revenge story you’re looking for

3/10 I think we all really needed this. Three years after the Harvey Weinstein saga kicked into gear in October 2017, horrifically realizing the old casting couch, “who’d she blow for that role” stereotypes in a way that reveals what … Continue reading

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is deranged and obscene

3/10 Wonder Woman 1984 is not a film, it is a composite abomination in the spirit of Victor Frankenstein’s blueprints, a shambling patchwork horror of not just its surface-level influences, but the insane business practices and technological shortcuts that brought … Continue reading

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‘Soul’ also made me very uncomfortable

7/10 Soul is a charming and often hilarious movie about the desperate drive to live, both in the physical and spiritual senses. It’s a great watch, none of its flaws are damning, and I would recommend it for just about … Continue reading

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‘Greenland’ strong, stirring, timely

8/10 I’d been greatly looking forward to Greenland since its first trailer as an easy target for mocking, but spent significantly less time laughing at it than I was prepared to. This is a good, affecting movie. Atlanta- construction engineer … Continue reading

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‘Mank’ a decent Welles impression at the expense of a Fincher movie

7/10 Mank is a fine film and certainly more than you could expect from a typical Oscar-season offering, but something’s missing. March 1940, Victorville, California- Outcast Hollywood screenwriter Herman J. “Mank” Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman), confined to his bed with a … Continue reading

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