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Top 10 Films of 2022

Welcome to that time of the year to feel guilty! Guilty? Why yes, because I have not seen nearly enough of those artsy fartsy arthouse films that are supposed to be good, and not nearly enough of those subtle sensitive … Continue reading

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13 Mini-Reviews of Movies and TV Series from 2022

— Movies — Bullet Train (2022). Is a fantastic funny action comedy, of the type that has assassins galore, witty dialogue, flashy action scenes and weird twists of fate. A whole bunch of assassins find themselves on a Japanese bullet … Continue reading

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Two Films: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) & Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) While this is one of the best Dracula adaptations, it is also one of the most ridiculous. The ridiculous red flowing-blood armour of Dracula in the 15th century, the ridiculous red sky as Harker travels to … Continue reading

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12 Mini-Review of Films and Series from 2022

Lightyear (2022). Buzz Lightyear’s excellent adventure is unfortunately not all that inspiring. The film makes use of numerous tropes that are endlessly reused in these animated SF films. Much of it is aping Star Wars. Every action part and every … Continue reading

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11 Mini-Reviews of Films and TV shows From 2022

Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022). It is pretty amazing how much emotion this film could wring out of me while also being a crazy crazy rollercoaster of sci-fi craziness. This film engages in a pretty abstract sci-fi concept about … Continue reading

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13 Mini-Reviews of Movies & Series from 2022

The Power of the Dog (2021). Nominated for 12 oscars. Is it really that good? No. But it is a decent western with a slow story that only becomes clear near the end in a very strong ending. Cumberbatch plays … Continue reading

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11 Mini Reviews of Films and TV Shows from 2021 & 2022

Eternals (2021). A very long film about barely interesting superheroes. Some of the ideas and visuals are interesting if you don’t think about the story too much, but in the end it is just a randomised assortment of actors punching … Continue reading

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Two Films: Winnie the Pooh (2011) & Christopher Robin (2018)

Winnie the Pooh (2011) 6.5/10 Disney produced a whole slew of Pooh related films through the 2000s. There was a Tigger movie named The Tigger Movie (2000) and a Piglet movie named Piglet’s Big Movie (2003) and a Heffalump movie … Continue reading

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The Matrix Resurrections (2021) and 11 Other Mini-Reviews of Recent Films and TV Shows

The Matrix: Resurrections (2021). This film is so “meta”, that the writers took their own brainstorm meetings at Warner Bros and said: “you know what, let’s just make a film about these meetings. Let’s make a film about people trying … Continue reading

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No Time To Die (2021) and mini-reviews of 7 other recent films

No Time To Die (2021). Bond, James Bond. It’s full of amazing scenery, well-choreographed action scenes, great special effects, and James Bond does a lot of James Bondey things like racing in cars, making love to women, sailing boats, shooting … Continue reading

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