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  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    ★★★★★

    Brilliant, fun, inspiring, beautiful, sad, and extravagant. Rocketman was incredibly fun, and one of the best musicals I've ever seen.

    Anyone who complains about Rocketman not being historically accurate has missed the point. Some biopics that do try to recreate an accurate chronology of events can and should be criticized when they alter the facts. Far too often, biopics tend to tell a story that sounds plausible while also helping the brand image of whoever it is portraying by telling…

  • Hellboy

    Hellboy

    What a mess. Seriously, the only good parts of this movie are David Harbour's performance (despite some gobsmackingly stupid lines), about half of Milla Jovovich's, and then the glorious magnificence that is Joel Harlow.

    Who?

    Chances are if you've seen any major sci-fi or fantasy film in the last 30 years, Harlow did the makeup. In Hellboy, his talents are given room to shine. Harbour's prosthetics looked flawless, and all the practical effects were amazing.

    But then I saw the…

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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★★

    Aside from a few minor "scary parts" that didn't make no god damn sense, Midsommar is a fantastic movie.

    I was very much impressed by the framing of most shots. Many scenes in the first act of the film utilize mirrors and long, steady takes to show the viewer every angle of a scene at the same time. Other times when, a mirror is not present, entire conversations will happen with the camera only showing half of the people involved.…

  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    ★★½

    Samuel L. Jackson must be very tired from carrying this entire film on his charismatic and sassy shoulders. Without him, Captain Marvel would definitely be a contender for worst MCU film so far.

    But luckily for the plot and for the dialog, Jackson's comedic timing and natural chemistry really makes up for Brie Larson's complete lack of both. About half way through the film, I stopped hoping her "jokes" would land, and instead started accepting that her character is simply…