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  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    ★★★½

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

    So much better than bohemian rhapsody...a movie that actually had conflict and tension EXCEPT...
    Wtf with that super flat boring ending. Seeing his complete downward spiral ending in rehab is the logical conclusion, but I wanted something more substantial to conclude on than just talking to Bernie. Hell, even a Mamma Mia style credits sequence of Elton performing post-recovery (after the present-day update) would’ve been good enough for me, showing Elton back on his feet and performing for the masses again.

  • The Prince of Egypt

    The Prince of Egypt

    I feel like I’ve learned more about the story of Moses in the last 100 minutes than I had in a childhood of CCD

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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★

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

    The slow burn of realizing that Emma Stone betrayed us as much as she betrayed Sarah and the Queen, with her cute ears and wide eyes, was painful most of all, and she deserves to nonsexually rub the queens legs until the end of her days.
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    Stray Thought 1: the ending of this movie was more uncomfortable than anything I think I’ve experienced ever. If you’re gonna be gay and crying in front of a fireplace at least play…

  • The Greatest Showman

    The Greatest Showman

    ★★★★

    I went into this with undeservedly low expectations and I was pleasantly surprised! The story here is actually good! It takes a while to get invested in the story because the conflict doesn’t kick in for quite some time (it’s not a traditional rags to riches plot, with conflict thrown in at every conceivable point) but once everything clicks, it really gets going.

    Try to forget Hugh Jackman’s poor singing in Les Mis, Michelle Williams’s lackluster performance in Manchester-by-the-sea, and Zac Efron’s history as HSM-come-frat bro typecast, because they each really shine in this movie in ways I did not expect.