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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ★★★

    Screened @ TIFF

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    It's....fine.

  • Waves

    Waves

    ★★½

    Screened @ TIFF

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    So try-hard it hurts. It's going for the frenetic energy of Good Time but it lacks all the heart and substance that makes the film great.

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  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    ★½

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

    Sneakpeak: TIFF Bell Lightbox

    *****
    Thank god Tarantino is here to use revisionist history to save Hollywood from its own demise.

    This white-washed, misogynistic, almost 3 hour slog has about as much emotional power as a wet rag.

    Watch as:

    - Tarantino reimagines a world in which one of the greatest martial artists of all time is defeated in a fight by a dumbass white stuntman
    - The Manson women, who were in reality essentially sex slaves, are turned into…

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★

    Superb filmmaking, but it feels a bit wasted here.