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  • Greener Grass

    Greener Grass

    ½

    "Woah," I say, leaning back in my $900 lawn chair, "isn't it fucked up how needlessly competitive suburban life has become?". "Isn't it crazy" I continue, gesturing wildly in the air with manicured hands, "that the upper-middle class has become a symbol of insincerity and spineless parenting?". I sip a tall glass of Coca-Cola. "The American dream has been corrupted by greed and vanity" I whisper, "we can't go on like this, living in a fantasy".

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  • Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman 1984

    ★½

    pretty cool that this is the first superhero film to turn the male gaze into an actual threat to its characters. slightly less cool that it's only used to motivate one of the villains. ww84 ditches the bright colours and groovy music of the 80s, but still finds time in 150 minutes to make a statement about corporate and government greed. because dc is willing to be silly, let's have a cheetah and a magic wishing rock as our villains,…

  • Death to 2020

    Death to 2020

    ½

    the creators of black mirror prove how Clever and Insightful they are by admitting they're out of ideas and making fun of social movements in The Year 2020. they needed 18 writers to come up with scrapped Family Guy jokes

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  • Happiness

    Happiness

    Steve Cutts is like that one kid in 2nd grade who learned what a metaphor was before the rest of the class and wouldn't shut up about it.

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★

    More than happy to confirm the hype around this, sort of. It's the most 'Nolan' of any of Nolan's films, and also the messiest - massive, expensive, loud, and incredibly self indulgent. It's the kind of movie that you'd need to see in the biggest cinema possible, which is a cliche for Nolan films at this point, but it's obvious that he's catering for 70-foot IMAX screens and booming speakers, not TV screens and miniature sound systems. This was a…