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Baffling, bad, bland ‘355’ a hopeful franchise starter, likely a career ender

1/10 There’s such a stigma around early January releases that at this point, any time a movie gets put in those slots, I stop for a while and laugh at it. Putting a movie with a major budget here, where … Continue reading

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‘Nobody’ gets to be derivative, doesn’t get to be substandard

5/10 Nobody doesn’t meet me halfway. In a world that seemingly has no weekends, Hutch Mansell (Bob Odenkirk, who also produces) grinds out a living in a cushy management position at his father-in-law’s manufacturing plant. When his family is robbed … 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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‘Hobbs & Shaw’ moderately improves on a franchise that needed extreme improvements

4/10 I walked into Hobbs & Shaw determined to enjoy it, because I love the personnel involved and it’s a great idea for a spinoff. I wanted to see a Fast/Furious movie that felt fresh again. But unfortunately, this movie … Continue reading

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‘Captain Marvel’ is everything that drives me up a wall about the MCU, I hate it so much

6/10 It is such a tremendously good thing that Captain Marvel is a movie that exists, but could the movie itself have been good? Is that really so much to ask? In 1996 on the Kree homeworld of Hala, Vers … Continue reading

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