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  • Iron Man 2

    Iron Man 2

    ★½

    Marvel Cinematic Universe [03/23]

    Has a promising arc for Tony here with him nearly facing death and resolving gripes that he has at his deceased father, but as much as I love his performance in HBO's The Leftovers, Justin Theroux's screenwriting ability doesn't give this justice. Instead, we have a film that is messy and haphazardly done. Jon Favreau's direction doesn't do any favors and turns in pedestrian work as usual. It couldn't handle both comedy and drama, and much…

  • The Incredible Hulk

    The Incredible Hulk

    Marvel Cinematic Universe [02/23]

    Tonight's movie viewing is MCU's Coca-Cola Commercial with cinema's most overlong establishing shot of Brazil.

    Why buy and trust a bottle of green blob mixed with blood that can kill you when Coca-Cola is the most trustworthy soda product in the world? Why be an angry dangerous cardboard when there's a Coca-Cola vending machine right near you? Why search for good acting, good writing when there's Coca-Cola about to assault your senses? Insert hero, a love…

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  • Soul

    Soul

    ★★★½

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

    SINEGANG Weekly Pick #21 [12|20|2020-12|27|2020]
    Recommended by: LEO

    Pixar knows how to tug the heartstrings of the audiences. Soul is no different, setting us out on the transcendental journey of jazz musician Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx) as he seeks to return to the world of the living after a tragic accident that cost him his own life. Pete Docter takes portions of previous Pixar efforts such as his previous film, Inside Out, and combines them into something that is both…

  • Maniac

    Maniac

    ★★½

    Maniac Spoiler-Free Review

    I can actually hear Princess Carolyn in the new season of BoJack Horseman, speaking inside my mind
    as I watch Maniac,

    It's confusing, which means the show is daring and smart.

    Maniac is a new miniseries from Netflix that stars Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Justin Theroux, Sonoya Mizuno, Sally Field and Gabriel Byrne, and also the actor who played the idiot in Game Night - I forgot his name (it's Billy Magnussen). It's focused on two strangers…