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  • Design for Living
  • Alien
  • Dressed to Kill
  • The Man with Two Brains

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  • Eternals

    ★★½

  • Paddington 2

    ★★★★

  • Christmas Eve

    ★★½

  • Repeat Performance

    ★★★½

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  • Eternals

    Eternals

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

    Okay, I have to be a comic-nerd to explain my thoughts. Even great comic creators sometimes forget that comics, like movies, are a visual medium. For me, this usually means that cosmic stories don’t work as well as practical world stories because cosmic stories rely too much on crazy imagery (cool) paired with navel-gazing prose (uck) that is supposed to impress the reader with its depth. For me, the problem is that these creators are trying to write novels when…

  • Paddington 2

    Paddington 2

    ★★★★

    Weird adults, whose taste and intellect stopped developing in their early teens, love to take their kids to animated movies. Okay, let's be honest, weird adults don't even have to have kids to sit alone in a dark theater to see the latest Pixar movie - they feel comfortable with their intellectual peers. These weird adults love to tell better adjusted adult friends that their favorite cartoons hide adult humor in plots created for children. I'm not sure what to…

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  • Live, Love and Learn

    Live, Love and Learn

    ★★½

    This may be the only movie title that's a spoiler. Unless you want to know the details of the living, loving, and learning, or want to watch two pretty people act, not much here to recommend.

  • The General

    The General

    ★★★★½

    What to say? It's an elaborate comedy movie, action movie, historical melodrama all rolled into a beautiful package.