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  • Manhunter

    Manhunter

    ★★★★½

    Smooth

  • The Quiet Man

    The Quiet Man

    ★★★★★

    We're all performers, aren't we?

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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ½

    Ari Aster's films are about nothing.

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ½

    The MCU finally buckled under its own weight. Its gluttonous attitude towards intellectual property proved too much. Even at three hours this thing is bursting at the seams. To give you some idea of just how spectacularly Disney/Marvel fumbled its hand, there are three separate openings, two different endings and multiple scenes from Infinity War recycled verbatim as each character is given their studio-mandated screen time and shoehorned one by one into this evermore distended “narrative”. Compared with its predecessors,…