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  • The Oath

    The Oath

    ★★★½

    This is a great small film. With emphasis on small.

    This current political climate is a conflict to talk about, so imagine my surprise to have it be the subject of entertainment.

    This works entirely by the successful satire on display by a well written script and great performances by all the actors on screen.

    What keeps this from being great is the small scope this film is boxed in and a slow build in the first act.

  • Dark Phoenix

    Dark Phoenix

    ★★★

    Although not a bad movie, Dark Phoenix misses the marks to make it a good one.

    Great Moments:
    - Han Zimmer's Score
    - Dramatic Tone (I didn't like the goofiness in X-Men: Apocalypse)
    - VFX
    - The use of powers in the train sequence (making it the best on screen use of powers in the franchise!)

    Awful Moments:
    - the character direction they take with Mystique and Xavier (I found it very out of character and insulting to everything they…

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  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    ★★★½

    The Pokemon are everything I've dreamed about. The VFX department did this movie justice. It was fun and it was the world I played and lived in growing up.

    The characters are ridiculous cardboard cutouts. If it was any other movie, that would be a mistake. Here, it fits right in with the characters you meet in any given Pokemon game and I loved it.

    Yes, the lines were cheesy and occasionally cringy with the most vanilla storyline, which makes…

  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    ★★★★½

    "BLOCKBUSTER GIRL"
    Yes. She. Is.
    Carol Danvers now stands along side a generation that will stand the test of time as role models. Brie Larson equips Captain Marvel with heroic feat like Wonder Woman, with the adventurous drive of Lara Croft, while entirely remaining her own self...and maybe also part extraterrestrial and extraordinary!

    As far as the film, it is one of the freshest entries to have spawned from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A blast from the past that feels…