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  • The Green Knight

    ★★★

  • Malignant

    ★★★½

  • The Last Duel

    ★★★★

  • Don't Look Up

    ★★★

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  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★

    Well, this had better stomping scenes than The Irishman.

    Hey, remember those gritty reimagining YouTube fan videos of existing properties? Mortal Kombat: Rebirth? This was that, with a committed actor and a decent budget. Meaningless, copycat, What if Wes Anderson directed X-Men level drivel stretched over 2 hours.

    2019 had two of the worst needle drops with this (Rock and Roll Pt 2) and IT Chapter 2’s Angel of the Morning sequence. Abysmal.

    I suppose the most annoying part of…

  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra

    ★★★★

    Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey suggests that only through sheer determinism, in a future stripped of all emotion and feeling, without the tools that got us this far, can we achieve utopian ascendance.

    James Gray has a different view. Ad Astra posits, “What if the destination is ultimately unfruitful? What if there is no ascendance? What is the worth of our existence, of a science based pursuit, in a world that discourages any action or thought other than rational objectivity? What if…

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