DirkH

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★½

    The Mehvengers.
    But longer.

    And before you go all "Why did you watch this if you didn't like the previous version?", I was really curious what all this fanboy bitching would amount to.

    Guess the joke's on me.

  • Finding 'Ohana

    Finding 'Ohana

    ★★★

    I have no idea if this is in any way representative of Hawaian culture, but its intentions feel genuine.

    There's also no denying its charm, even though it borrows a lot from many a film that came before it.

    Good, wholesome family fun.

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  • Frozen

    Frozen

    ★★★

    Daughter 1: Daddy, can we watch Frozen?

    Me: Sure thing, honey. Does your brother want to watch as well?

    Son: What's it about?

    Daughter 1: Oh it's about princesses and true love!

    Son - blank stare-

    Daughter: and there's a snow monster.

    Son: Let's roll.

    -movie finishes, Daughter 1 is blaring Let it Go at the top of her lungs-

    Me: What'd you think, buddy?

    -Son gives me a look-

    Me: C'mon, wasn't that bad was it?

    Son (these are…

  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★★

    I love the stupidity of holding on to what has moved on.

    I love the smallness of the biggest emotion we know.

    I love the pain that doesn't seem to leave but you know somehow it will.

    I love seeing love.

    And I love how Wong Kar-Wai manages to capture all of the above and mold it into a piece of visual poetry, instilled with the melancholy, pain, joy, frivolity and promise our species' most powerful four letter word possesses.…