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  • Black Bird

    ★★★★½

  • Ghost Rider

    ★★½

  • True Confessions

    ★★★

  • The Italian Job

    ★★★

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  • Black Bird

    Black Bird

    ★★★★½

    The depths of hell are an unfathomable place for most people to imagine venturing into. Jimmy Keene doesn’t have a choice. Well, he does, technically, but if he refuses, he’ll be stuck in prison for ten years, unable to live the high life and bang his way around the country. So, he takes a deal to transfer into a high-security facility and obtain a confession from alleged serial killer Larry Hall, whose appeal is pending and will likely succeed given…

  • Ghost Rider

    Ghost Rider

    ★★½

    I vaguely recall seeing this when it came out in 2007, but aside from the striking visual of Nic Cage’s face transforming into a burning skull, not a lot of what happened left much of an impression. There is a high likelihood that I will feel that way again a few months from now, not to mention in fifteen years. “Ghost Rider” was one of the last Marvel films to be released before the MCU started taking shape, but comic…

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  • Chernobyl

    Chernobyl

    ★★★★★

    Assuming you didn’t already cancel your HBO subscription following last Sunday’s universally maligned “Game of Thrones” episode, they have much to offer beyond controversial conclusions to character arcs. “Chernobyl”, by far the best show currently airing on HBO about numerous people dying of burns all over their bodies, is a deeply unnerving experience, a detailed look at the catastrophic nuclear accident in 1986 that put the whole continent at risk and made at least some people ponder whether there are…

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★★½

    I have questions. Tons of them. But the one I would most like answered regrettably happens to be the one that likely never will. That is unless J.J. Abrams decides to pen his explosive tell-all memoirs some day. I want to go back to the early 2010s, shortly after Disney acquired, among other assets, the registration of the Millennium Falcon, all the real estate on housing hot spot Tatooine, and the instruction manual for how to construct a lightsaber. And…