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Palm Springs review

As the world comes closer to ending our hellish reality of being home, non-stop, for the past year (plus some change), I decided to gain strength and patiently wait my turn to get vaccinated, by watching a movie about a never-ending time-loop; that should take my mind off things! Palm Springs is co-written and directed […]

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The 1 to 5 on movies: Bad Trip

This format is a shorter, more to the point, off-shot of the normal review/op-eds I normally do. A ranking will be given at the end from a scale that starts at (from the lowest to the highest): Bad – meh – fine – good – great. Anything not appropriate for these “scores” will likely warrant […]

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The 1 to 5 on movies: Sentinelle

This format is a shorter, more to the point, off-shot of the normal review/op-eds I normally do. A ranking will be given at the end from a scale that starts at (from the lowest to the highest): Bad – meh – fine – good – great. Anything not appropriate for these “scores” will likely warrant […]

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Possessor Uncut movie review

Doing a routine search on Possessor will show you the conflicting reception movies tend to receive occasionally; the movie has had an overwhelmingly positive reception from critics and middling reviews from fans. Possessor deserves this split; this isn’t a case of critics wanting something that the movie does not want to be or fans “not […]

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Another round: Exploring sadness and life through alcohol

Apparently, each year, there’s a study that determines the “happiest” country in the world; I found that notion absurd. How can you objectively determine that? Obviously, there are many factors that theoretically contribute to one’s wellbeing and prospects in life – like low unemployment rates, a high GDP of a country, statistical data surrounding subjects […]

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Space Sweepers movie review

Sci-fi can take lots of forms; it can be optimistic or pessimistic; it can be bright and colorful or grey and dark; Space is infinite after all. Space Sweepers is a little bit of everything and a whole lot of fun. The characters, the setting, the story, they have heart and deal with some dark […]

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How Promising Young Woman and I care a lot compare to each other

Paul Blart: Mall Cop and Observe and Report; White House Down and Olympus has fallen; Antz and A Bug’s life; my personal favorite, Christine (2016) and Kate plays Christine. Movies released almost back-to-back, and are either very similar or literally about the same thing; the discussion in such instances has always been centered around which […]

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I care a lot review

I care a lot was written and directed by J Blakeson, starring Rosamund Pike as Marla Grayson, a crooked and ruthless legal guardian who has made a very successful scam of leeching the savings out of her elderly wards, until she goes after a target she shouldn’t have; also starring Peter Dinklage and Eiza Gonzalez. […]

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Promising young woman review

Promising Young Woman (I’ll be referring to it as PYW from now on) was written and directed by Emerald Fennell, and stars Carey Mulligan and Bo Burnham. The movie follows Cassie, a 30-year-old, med-school dropout, as she seeks revenge for an event that scarred her from her past. I went into this movie knowing nothing […]

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The 1 to 5 on movies: Red Dot

This format is a shorter, more to the point, off-shot of the normal review/op-eds I normally do. A ranking will be given at the end from a scale that starts at (from the lowest to the highest): Bad – meh – fine – good – great. Anything not appropriate for these “scores” will likely warrant […]