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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

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

    A flag planted on a barren world.

    I want to start off by saying that I have nothing personal against Zack Snyder. As far as I can tell, he is the real deal: an auteur without an ego, a genuinely nice person, an artist who cares for everyone who works under him. That's a rare thing in the film business, and it's something everyone should be happy about.

    I also have nothing but sympathy for him and his family in…

  • The Gentlemen

    The Gentlemen

    This is the only good movie Guy Ritchie has ever made. Punchy and efficient in a way his work has never been. Could stand to be a lot less racist. Michelle Dockery is hot.

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  • Disobedience

    Disobedience

    He should have ended on that shot.
    That was what I was telling myself over and over after leaving the theatre. He should have ended on that shot. The one that was the perfect visual culmination of everything the film was trying to say. He should have ended on that shot. But then it kept going for five more minutes.

    As a queer romance drama, Disobedience is not exactly breaking new ground in the same way that recent successes such…

  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    It's a plain fact that the DC Extended Universe is controversial. People argued about Man of Steel for years, Batman v Superman solidified the divide between hardcore fans and the unconvinced, and Suicide Squad was an outright disaster that the filmmakers claimed catered only to the devoted. DC needed a hero, and they needed it now.

    Well praise the gods and Patty Jenkins, because Wonder Woman is indeed that hero. There's no pseudo-philosophy, toxic characterization or incoherent editing in sight;…