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  • Dumbo

    Dumbo

    ★★

    I can't say I'm surprised that a new Tim Burton film is less than imaginative or average. He's toned down on his style in this one, unlike Alice in Wonderland, which was an eyesore and his style overshadowed the source material. What used to elevate and perfectly fit with the story, like Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, and even his later Sleepy Hollow and Corpse Bride, Tim Burton seems to be on a spree of remakes and reimaginings of stories that…

  • Alita: Battle Angel

    Alita: Battle Angel

    ★★½

    The relationships in Alita: Battle Angel are so rushed. They form life or death bonds within the span of days, and we’re expected to care when they’re put in danger. Things moved way too fast in some aspects, like the relationships; but in others didn’t move fast enough and left everything for the sequel that will most likely never happen. This film didn’t have enough substance to warrant a sequel. Nothing was well developed, just quickly explained before Alita is…

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  • The Spy Who Dumped Me

    The Spy Who Dumped Me

    ★½

    The Spy Who Dumped Me has solidified the fact that I am not a fan of Kate McKinnon. I was fine with her in small doses, but as a co-lead, she becomes more overtly annoying. It’s the same character she plays in everything, a overly quirky person whose only characteristic is that she’s quirky and strange. 

    The film itself other than that, is just non-stop chase and action sequences that are unimpressive, unlike John Wick or other good action films…

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★

    The Favourite is probably Yorgos Lanthimos’ most easily accessible film, not in terms of appealing to contemporary films, but in terms of his humour. His past films have such a sardonic and deadpan sense of humour that not everyone will get that’s it’s meant to be darkly humorous or simply will not like it. The humour is more obvious in this one, but it’s still not as obvertly a dark comedy like his other films. 

    Olivia Colman is fantastic in…