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  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    ★½

  • Elvis

    ★★★★

  • Jurassic World Dominion

    ★★★

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★½

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  • Casino Royale

    Casino Royale

    ★★★★½

    The Royal Casino is one of the best Bond movies because it captures how global politics actually works. Money washes around the world and people who are clued in find it trivially easy to get rich. But because it's so easy, they get bored of that and start getting involved in schemes to manage the managers. So there is this layer within the rich that includes secret agencies and criminal hierarchies which mostly seems to fight each other and could…

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  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    Thor: Love and Thunder

    ★½

    Just not for me. I guess it's like if an old opera singer hears a record player for the first time and realizes that everything will be different from now on. Not necessarily worse, just a different world that they will never be a part of.

  • Elvis

    Elvis

    ★★★★

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

    Honestly enough weird stuff happens in this that it's worth seeing. I would say that this movie is 50% boilerplate and is probably what Bohemian Rhapsody was like with many of the same beats. My audience was 95% old people and that's what they probably wanted. There's also a lot of nods to Black culture to deflect the obvious blue check complaint that he did Black music to make himself wealthy. However, this angle is also initiated with Tom Hanks…

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  • Eternals

    Eternals

    ★★

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

    This is a bad movie but it was also deeply weird. This is a PG Disney movie and at one point a guy is sifting through the ruins of the Hiroshima atomic bomb explosion crying and saying "They're not worth saving, they're not worth saving." Most of the dialogue is people struggling to explain what is going on and it still doesn't make much sense. Also Kumail got ripped for this and the way he fights is by shooting energy…

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★

    The women in my life are enough magic for me.