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  • Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey


    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey takes audiences from heaven to hell but is still lacking. The main problem with the film is that it seemingly lacks all humour and comedy. The script feels like a first draft, it has funny ideas but it's like they forget to actually add jokes in. Since the film isn't really a comedy and wasn't meant to be a drama, it results in a bland experience. This is made even more disappointing because I actually enjoyed the…

  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure


    While other time travel movies become frustrating and limiting as the characters attempt to avoid messing with anything, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure explores time travel without consequences. This results in a film that provides a continuous source of humour and excitement. For the first and majority of the second act, I was enjoying the film. They were some moments where the jokes didn't fully land and certain moments could have been further explored though. However, as the film progressed it…

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  • Dazed and Confused

    Dazed and Confused


    Dazed and Confused really felt like a hangout film, you get to spend time with an array of characters and enjoy their world. I was surprised to find that while this film is not quite a drama it does take its self more seriously. Humour is more peppered throughout the film rather than having constant jokes. While this wasn’t what I expected I ended up really enjoying it. The production design and cinematography really did an outstanding job capturing not only…

  • The Mummy

    The Mummy


    The Mummy may only be 74 minutes, it's incredibly slow pace makes the film feel like 120 minutes. This is mostly because the performances are all pretty flat. I can understand and I even enjoyed Boris Karloff’s monotone and emotionless performance, because it really worked for his character. However, everyone gives similar performances that do not match at all with their characters. I was also disappointed that the Mummy spent more time in his bandages since the look is so…