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  • Ophelia

    Ophelia

    ★★★★

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

    A modern take on Shakespeare done right. Weaving elements from the original text, Romeo and Juliet, and even the Scottish play together, this film presents its audience with an entirely unique retelling that not only provides its titular character with far more agency than she ever was afforded in past depictions, but also offers up somewhat of a redemption for the Prince of Denmark himself. Examining romantic and familial betrayal, the role of women in male-dominated society, and even the…

  • The Haunting of Bly Manor

    The Haunting of Bly Manor

    The most pants-wettingly terrifying horror series ever made, this is not. The entire experience is bascially just a bunch of tired clichés haphazardly smashed together with a few jumpscares thrown in. Acting is woeful (Carla Gugino is yet another performer who does not deserve this sh*t) and the writing isn't that much better. Not a patch on the 1999 version with Jodhi May.

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  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    ★★★★

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

    A thoroughly enjoyable experience that reminded me of just how fun these movies were to watch when I was younger. It's clear throughout that Boden and Fleck actually know what they're doing as directors (unlike a certain other duo), with the performances, cinematography, editing, and CGI well above the standards set by previous entries in this cinematic universe. Brie Larson is absolutely splendid as Carol, Samuel L. Jackson is finally back and killing it as Nick Fury, and Ben Mendelsohn…

  • Constantine

    Constantine

    ★★★★

    Dare I say the superior comic book film of 2005? Christopher Nolan could never.