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  • Blood Simple

    Blood Simple

    ★★★★½

    Never got the complaint about the characters in this being stupid. Amoral dumbasses need representation too, after all.
    Like any good farce, though, the deception and mistrust here comes more from people with conflicting values and desires being forced to maneuver through the same situation, than from outright stupidity. Of course they do foolish things; while they can be vicious, or cruel, none of these people are career criminals, hardened operatives like you'd find in many genre films. The P.I.…

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    ★★½

    I can appreciate the technical mastery on display here even in the absence of a compelling story. However, around the one hour mark I had to face up to the unthinkable: that this series has run out of ways to make Keanu-inflicted violence exciting.

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  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

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

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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★

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

    It sure was a movie.

    Pros:
    - it was genuinely fun to watch the different sets of characters play off against each other for the first time.
    - the cast does their best with the fragments of screentime and characterization they're given.
    - the visuals are at least an improvement over the Battle of the Airport Tarmac.
    -Thor was pretty cool I guess.

    Cons:
    - Marvel are chumps for changing Thanos' motivation
    - it's not like longing for the embodiment…