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  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    ★½

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

    This movie, huh?

    It's about a small animal that believe they are a detective. They take on a big mystery that involves a dangerous chemical with an unwilling partner who is on the other half of a species divide. The chemicals cause one half of that divide to turn rabid and attack the other half. Along the way, they enlist the help from someone that works directly for a prime suspect. Our pair of protagonists bond throughout the film, have…

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★½

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

    Okay. I've seen it three times. I don't think my opinion will change anymore.

    First of all, just like with Infinity War, when you make a movie with the kind of reach and scope that Avengers: Endgame has, you can't possibly keep everything in check. There are going to be special effects mishaps, continuity issues, plot holes, and many other minutiae that fans and detractors are going to prod and pull at.

    Another element is that when you have a…

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  • A Dog's Purpose

    A Dog's Purpose

    ½

    The controversy doesn't matter in rating the film. I personally feel as though the video and TMZ blew things out of proportion. Whatever problems were happening seem to have been minimal and with no malicious intent.

    As for the film itself, it is one of the most manipulative things I've ever seen. Josh Gad isn't even 1% of the voice actor here as he was in Frozen. The implications of reincarnation and dogs in general is utterly absurd. It feels…

  • Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus

    Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus

    ★½

    March 2016 Scavenger Hunt

    Film #1/Task #1
    An unconventional romantic film.


    I decided to focus my reviews on the task, as opposed to the film as a whole.

    Downey and Kidman are just so strange. Their characters languish over almost everything. Their touch lingers whenever they pick up the simplest mundane object. It's very off-putting, but it does help to elevate them above the rest of the characters to the point where you can really see a connection forming between…