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Scream (2022). I'd give like a 6 out of 10. I didn't find it scary or suspenseful. The new cast was ok, the returning cast was good. I liked Scream 4 better.
 

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West Side Story. I'm not a fan of "the story" but

Rene Zegler, the noob who plays Maria, is really good. Rita Moreno just might have a future too.
 

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Eternals - 5 out of 10. Didn't care for the story, or the characters. Unless it connects to something down the road, I didn't see the need for this movie in the MCU. It has a diverse cast which is nice, but if the characters don't translate well, then it doesn't matter much
 

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The Batman 7.5 out of 10. Well done, very intense and dark, but too long and too many characters. Tried to do much for one movie, but it is worth seeing
 

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The Batman 7.5 out of 10. Well done, very intense and dark, but too long and too many characters. Tried to do much for one movie, but it is worth seeing
Saw it last night and enjoyed most of it. Thought Tim Marchman summed it up well.

Hard movie to discuss without legitimate spoilers but it’s tight, logical, and minimalist, if absurdly brooding and goth, for quite a while and then takes quite the dive down a series of ludicrous bottomless plot holes.
 

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Two brief reviews of completely different movies. The Outfit is a little gem of a crime thriller. Mark Rylance plays an unassuming tailor whose shop is used by mobsters, but his seemingly meek character manages to stay one step ahead of the crooks.

If you're in the mood for something totally campy, check out The Lost City, with Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, and Daniel Radcliffe. It borrows from Romancing The Stone, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and (towards the end) Trading Places. I'm not saying it's as well made as any of those (the use of a green screen was incredibly obvious in at least one scene), but there are plenty of cheap laughs and high jinks. Warning: There is one sequence that cannot be unseen, even though it's played for laughs.
 

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Death On The Nile - a decent follow up to Murder on the Orient Express. Kenneth Branagh continues to be the best part of the movies. Its entertaining, but nothing you have to go out of your way for. 7/10
 

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Anyone for Everything Everywhere All at Once?
I want to see it, but I'm not sure if we're going to have time to catch it while it's in theaters. It's definitely on my very short list, though (Edgar Wright *raved* about it). Actually, it's the only one on my list until the next Doctor Strange movie comes out.
 

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. I enjoyed this movie alot. Elizabeth Olsen this is your show all the way. Interesting cameos and really interesting story, not your average sequel. 8 out of 10.
 

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. I enjoyed this movie alot. Elizabeth Olsen this is your show all the way. Interesting cameos and really interesting story, not your average sequel. 8 out of 10.
Also saw the MoM today...I was glad that had watched all of WandaVision and the What If episodes, or a lot of the movie wouldn't have made sense.

Enjoyed it, but it won't do as well in box office #'s as other MCU movies.
 

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Two movies in the past two days that both happened to be multiverse related:

Everything Everywhere All At Once is absolutely magical. I wish I'd seen it a month ago so that I could encourage *everyone* to go see it in the theater. I ended up going yesterday because I saw that it was going to be out of most theaters today. So, so, SO jaw-droppingly inventive and brave and beautiful. You might not be able to see it in a theater, but if you can, please do so. If you can't, still absolutely see it when it shows up somewhere to stream.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is not magical, but still very good. I honestly think I'd have liked it even more if I hadn't watched EEAAO yesterday. I'm a fan of Sam Raimi, and while I was disappointed that Scott Derrickson (who directed the first Strange movie) dropped out of this one early on in the process, Raimi did a fine job. It did feel like action action action action action from jump, which took me a second to settle into. I'll probably go see it a second time to see how much more I enjoy it when I know what to expect.
 

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Surprisingly, these are the last two movies I have seen as well. I thought EEAAO was light years better than Strange, mainly because I am not a Marvel movie fan. “Everything” was really, really good. I echo Pen’s comments on it.
 

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I would give Thor Love and Thunder a B. Very funny in spots, and a light hearted summer movie. Could have done alot more with Christian Bale's character. Next up in the MCU, Black Panther 2 Wakanda Forever coming in November.
 

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I would give Thor Love and Thunder a B. Very funny in spots, and a light hearted summer movie. Could have done alot more with Christian Bale's character. Next up in the MCU, Black Panther 2 Wakanda Forever coming in November.
B Minus
Agreed on Bale
Fairly disjointed story with some jokes that just didn't land
 

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Marcel the Shell with Shoes On. Cute concept and touching, although Marcel is a little too talky at times. The one moment that stuck with me, which came out of nowhere and was played for chuckles, was when Marcel told the documentary dude -- paraphrasing here -- that he needed to meet more people and get a life.
 

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Marcel the Shell with Shoes On. Cute concept and touching, although Marcel is a little too talky at times. The one moment that stuck with me, which came out of nowhere and was played for chuckles, was when Marcel told the documentary dude -- paraphrasing here -- that he needed to meet more people and get a life.
I can't remember where I saw the trailer for this (maybe Everything Everywhere All At Once), but it is a guaranteed watch for me. I'll probably wait for it on streaming, though, so no one else can potentially distract/irritate me when I watch it...
 

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Confess Fletch - Attempted Reboot with Jon Hamm as Fletch. 6 out of 10, it’s ok but doesn’t have the charm that the original did. Feels forced at times, has some cute moments, but overall nothing to go out of your way for
 

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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story - 8 out of 10, very funny spoof on both his life and Bio pics in general. Nice appearance by Al himself, wonderful performances by Daniel Radcliffe as Al, and Evan Rachel Wood as Madonna. A lot of fun.
 

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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story - 8 out of 10, very funny spoof on both his life and Bio pics in general. Nice appearance by Al himself, wonderful performances by Daniel Radcliffe as Al, and Evan Rachel Wood as Madonna. A lot of fun.
So. Much. Fun. And the song during the closing credits is worth sticking it out to the very end. Brilliant.
 
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