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WandaVision, 2021 – ★★½

Started well as something anyone could bite into. Ended pandering to those invested in the MCU films. Although I understand the choice, and the limitation of staying true to the characters, would have preferred it to be in better standing as an entity in itself, much like most of those films. Ah well. source https://letterboxd.com/jun6lee/film/wandavision/

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The Trial of the Chicago 7, 2020 – ★★★½

A true story I knew nothing about. Now I do, and in my learning, I was entertained. In the dramas of Oscar-bait, I do find that this aspect of entertaining is often overlooked in the name of juicing out hard-hitting performances and whatnot. I prefer this approach. source https://letterboxd.com/jun6lee/film/the-trial-of-the-chicago-7/

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Tenet, 2020 – ★★½

OMG. my head is going forwards and backwards trying to decide which aspect outweighed the other. Was it Nolan’s visual spectacle and clear mastery of his visual craft or the pretentious self-congratulatory smugness that oozes into almost every interaction in the film? The answer? Tenet. The plot is not as hard to follow as I’d […]

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Cellular, 2004 – ★★

Oh gosh. How dated films cab become over less than two decades. There’s certainly something to be said for deciding on a premise that relies on “modern technology”. Otherwise, a cheese-ball kidnapping film with heavy hammy performances. Not too bad, not too good either. Just a lot of “I can’t believe (s)he was in this […]

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