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  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    ★★★

    Scavenger Hunt #50
    #29. Watch a film in the fantasy genre

    It's generally entertaining and looks fantastic, but I feel like it's just too long. It kinda just drags on in several of its scenes, which isn't always a bad thing but when you're trying to keep audience interest high it doesn't really work. Ben Stiller does a great job as Walter Mitty, and I really liked Kristen Wiig here too. The music is wonderful, both the original score and…

  • Risky Business

    Risky Business

    ★★★★

    Scavenger Hunt #50
    #13. A non-musical film that features a dance number

    "I don't believe this. I've got a trig midterm tomorrow and I'm being chased by Guido, the Killer Pimp."

    This movie is not at all what I expected it to be. Based on that "Old Time Rock & Roll" scene, and just the general vibe of it based on posters and such, I assumed this was gonna be another 80's coming-of-age comedy with some weird twist to it. What…

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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★★

    I'll say that although I have given this 5-stars, and I'm putting it at the top of my MCU ranked list, I don't think this is an absolutely perfect film. It's got issues and it's got things that I would change if I could. But you know what? This is an ambitious, awe-inspiring and genuinely entertaining film that manages to make 2 hours and 48 minutes (without credits) fly by. On this second watch, I checked the time at a…

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    ★★★★

    A really, really great film that doesn't quite live up to its predecessor, but holds its own in an increasingly stronger action market. It suffers mostly from a bloated third act that really just kind of goes on forever, but as a whole, this is electrifying, outright entertainment that I thoroughly enjoyed. The kills are more graphic and crazier than ever. Keanu Reeves continues to kill it. More Halle Barry, please. The music perfectly compliments the wondrous and insane action…