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  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
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  • Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles

    ★★

  • World of Tomorrow

    ★★★★

  • I Used to Be Famous

  • WHAT DID JACK DO?

    ★★★

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  • Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles

    Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles

    ★★

    Technically speaking, this is a four-part special from the Pokemon Journeys series, but presented as a feature, alas I must treat it with the same scrutiny I’d apply to any of the stronger offerings in the franchise. And believe me, there are stronger. 

    Sadly, this was disappointing from the outset. Pokemon movies have historically been known for their impressive opening sequences; unfortunately, Arceus falls far short of this high bar set by its predecessors, phoning it in with some of…

  • Cosmopolis

    Cosmopolis

    ★★★★

    “Show me something I don't know.”

    This little weirdo is so underrated. Like American Psycho, but for people who preferred the novel for whatever fucking reason.

    Cronenberg’s stretch limo odyssey is two-pronged: a hyperintellectual analysis of late-stage capitalism, and a character study of the 1%’s one percent, swept up in the debauchery and disconnection that comes with having access to literally anything (I wouldn’t know, but it sounds about right).

    Surprising no one, Robert Pattinson carries as Bateman lite, but…

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