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  • Clueless
  • Speed Racer
  • Lemonade Mouth
  • Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure

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  • Mrs. America

    ★★★★

  • Virtual Combat

    ★★★

  • Her Smell

    ★★★★

  • A California Christmas

    ½

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  • Mrs. America

    Mrs. America

    ★★★★

    I know I have been on record in the past saying that TV is “the least important artistic medium,” but then again, give me a show exploring the complexity and hypocrisy of Conservative propagandists to defeat progressive platforms, and of course I’m gonna vibe with it. Half my apartment is filled with books on subject. Throw a dart at any one of my reviews and take a guess how I felt watching this schadenfreude.

    Does it suffer from the same…

  • Virtual Combat

    Virtual Combat

    ★★★

    Sometimes you walk into a movie and say, “This will be a good half-star laugh” and then end up watching a pretty good cyberpunk plot with a thick-but-tolerable layer of very fun, nostalgic VHS cheese.

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  • The Knight Before Christmas

    The Knight Before Christmas

    ★★½

    My fiancée: "You know, he wouldn't even know what the word 'cozy' means."
    Me: "Dude, if I think too hard about this movie, it'll ruin it."

    Five minutes later...
    My fiancée: "You know, he probably wouldn't even know what an orange is."

  • Confessions of a Shopaholic

    Confessions of a Shopaholic

    ★★★★½

    This is physical proof that a movie doesn't need to be a critically-acclaimed, pseduo-intellectual 3 hour arthouse slog to be a masterpiece.

    From the costuming motifs to the brilliant pacing [particularly regarding long-term gag payoffs], from the tongue-in-cheek camp acting to the leftist commentary on the exact factors that led to the [at the time recent] Recession, there is so much to love in this movie that goes well beyond pure fluff entertainment. Shopaholics means something.

    I recently started to…