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  • The Bride of Frankenstein
  • Brazil
  • Lady Bird
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  • Phantasm

    ★★★★½

  • Die Hard

    ★★★½

  • Love Hard

    ★½

  • The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star

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  • Uncle Frank

    Uncle Frank

    ★★★

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

    I don’t know. Paul Bettany’s performance is incredibly strong, and there are some affecting emotional beats buried in here. Frank’s relationship with Wally is a little clichéd, but works too. The movie is incredibly trope reliant, and provides a half-assed “changing hearts and minds” message at the end. Frank’s acceptance of his family does not really feel earned, especially with their condescending “I’ll still support you even if you choose this lifestyle” approach to him coming out. It’s like sure,…

  • Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman 1984

    ★★½

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

    It’s fine. It’s definitely a downgrade from the first movie and I really felt its 2.5 hour runtime. Gadot is still good as Diana and her chemistry with Chris Pine works too (though, the implications around how he returns are a little disturbing and brushed aside a little too quickly). Pedro Pascal gives a really over-the-top performance but ultimately works narratively as the main villain. His hammy villainy and attempted emotional moments do feel a little too disjointed though. Kristen…