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The Shape of Water

I just don’t really respond to the work of Guillermo Del Toro. There was some bit of mood-over-story issue that made me hate Pan’s Labyrinth (can’t remember what it was now) and the two Hellboy films are absolute garbage, as are Pacific Rim and let’s not overlook the godawful Crimson Peak. That last film made…

The Last Jedi: Second Viewing

Hey, it’s me! I’m alive, though you may not have been able to tell. Just here, desperately looking for a job. That old Maslow’s basic needs hierarchy is keeping YOU from enjoying movie reviews. But certain social issues must be addressed, such as whether Last Jedi is good or bad. Sure, I’ve seen Call Me…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Well, once more a movie I wanted to like and expected to like. The only Rian Johnson movie I have seen is Looper, which I thought was good science fiction, which is exactly what I hoped for from this one, and was excited about the direction he might take this film. I had no problem…

Justice League

I don’t like the work of Zack Snyder. I am consistently amazed that Warner Bros keeps going back to him for its DC superhero films when no one likes them. And despite the amount of feedback they get to do something different, they keep hiring Snyder and he keeps making the exact same movie. Then,…

Thor: Ragnarok

I read the New York Times and when they review a film like this, someone invariably writes in the comments “Why do you even review it if you hate films like this so much?” And I have to say I’m starting to feel a little like that… I’m not really into this type of film…