Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

A review in 50 words:

Calling this an average Marvel movie undersells the film itself and the overall quality of Marvel’s output over the past decade.
It’s wonderful to have a film where Carol’s struggles being a woman in the 1990s help hone her into who she is, but don’t define her as a character.

Final Verdict: 👍

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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

A Review in 39 words:

Prior to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse, I felt that only one animated film came anywhere close to the storytelling prowess of Disney and Pixar: How to Train Your Dragon.

The Hidden World lives up to that standard.

Final Verdict: 👍

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Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

A review in 44 words:

Absolutely stellar performances from Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie.

Yet the “history class set to fast-forward” pace of the narrative is ultimately the undoing of the film. We’ve been spoiled by the slow pace of television where political intrigue can unfold over time.

Final Verdict: 👎

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Ralph Breaks the Internet

Ralph Breaks the Internet

A review in 32 words:

The film raises more questions than it answers.

  1. The Stormtroopers look cool. Why haven’t they let Dave Filoni loose upon Disney Animation?

  2. Where is my Avengers-esque Disney Princess Team-Up Movie?

Final Verdict: 👍

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

A review in 48 words:

I wish that Rowling had written novels instead. Then she could include every intricate detail and plot. Instead we get Fantastic Beasts, where there’s so much going on that the story and world can’t stop and breathe. Rowling’s storytelling is being encumbered by a medium with a runtime.

Final Verdict: 👎

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