Movie Review: Darkest Hour

This was a fun exercise in being treated like an intelligent adult and then having that all ripped away.

Did the world need another movie about a white man being a hero? Naw. Was it still enjoyable? Yep.

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Pilot Review: Deception

From the people who brought you every “I have an abnormal approach to crime solving” show who also saw Now You See Me and Now You See Me 2 comes a new show about a disgraced magician who helps the FBI solve the very abundant magic-related cases.

The good:

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Movie Review: The Post (2018)

Did you see the previews for this and think, wow, what an A+ cast for this movie that will definitely be marking the beginning of an era of award-winning movies about print media? Did you see Spotlight and add “newspapers standing up to an establishment” to your list of movie genres to always check out? Then, sigh, maybe find a book about this or something.

SPOILERS BELOW

This movie was very proud of itself. It knew it could be so good.

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Movie Review: Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)

I am pretty sure I liked this more than the 2nd and I didn’t mind the 2nd one. But Prisma, you may bemoan, I’ve always thought of you as a connoisseur of culture and now I’m going to hear a glowing review of this idol of empty capitalism? Whatever, calm down, it’s not good enough to get all artsy hoity-toity over.

I frequently make fun of myself for laughs so I appreciate it when a movie does the same for my benefit. Where are some of the actors from the other movies? Meh, somewhere over there. Are we really Continue reading