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Lord Raa

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Caught Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Pretty good, some nice moments. There are two post movie scenes, the first one's a little spicy given that things are supposed to be looking up for the web-slinger, the second is more amusing.

Also saw Blinded by the Light, a coming of age musical about a young Pakistani lad and his discovery of Bruce Springsteen. Not something I would have chosen to see, but something I can recommend.
 
Saw the "Sound! Euphonia" anime movie with my sister.

Great animation and sound design, but some pretty choppy editing. Lots of unspecified time jumps.
 

Lord Raa

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Crawl: a nice tight creature feature with alligators.

Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw: Ridiculous, but charming nonsense.
 

da_fox2279

California Crackpot
Finally watched Endgame. Just... Wow. I teared up more than once. Grest film.
 

Lord Raa

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Watched Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. It's pretty good. It's a Quentin Tarantino movie, so it comes with certain things: Great music, snappy dialogue, lots of profanity, brutal violence and feet. Lots of feet.

If you don't like Tarantino's work, stay away. If you don't mind it, and want to see some quality filmmaking (the driving scenes are fantastic), then check it out.
 

da_fox2279

California Crackpot
Watched Shazam and John Wick 3 recently. Shazam! is easily one of the best DC films, hands down. Funny and heartwarming all at once, I enjoyed it more than I thought I would.

John Wick 3 was just amazing. Almost non-stop action from start to finish, and that ending...! Man, these films just keep topping themselves.
 
Don't see John Wick 3 twice. It's great the first time but then you start noticing the plot holes.
 

Lord Raa

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Saw Ad Astra last night. Pretty good. A nice self-contained movie, something that is rare for a large budgeted project these days.
 

Lord Raa

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Rambo: Last Blood.

It is not an objectively good movie. There's no witty dialogue, no performances that will stick with you once you get home. It is, however, a throwback to the brutal action movies of the 80's & moves along at a brisk pace & is never boring.

If you like seeing bad people get butchered for doing bad things, then I think you'll like it. If you think that seeking revenge is bad, then you'll hate it.

Personally, I enjoyed it as a bit of mindless and disposable ultraviolence.
 

Lord Raa

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Just back from Joker.

I think it's pretty good. It shows what happens when you don't have proper mental healthcare available to those that need it. Also, it shows how the 1% do have a certain contempt for the lower classes.

Would recommend, but remember that it's rated R/15 for strong language and bloody violence.
 
Joker is Taxi Driver meets King of Comedy with a DC Comics coat of paint on it that is more than just superficial. It is also just as violent and R rated as the Scorsese films.

It's not really a "fun" movie, but has some genuine laughs in it as well.

It has a couple of neat twists, but also remains surprisingly ambiguous about a lot of things, yet still works amazingly well.

If that sounds awesome, you should go see it at the earliest convenience.

It's a beautiful, brutal, and disturbing all at the same time. It immediately sets you up to understand that it is not concerned with the comfort of the audience. Don't bring the kids.

I'll be amazed if this doesn't get a host of nominations and at least a few wins at various awards, including the AAs.
 

Lord Raa

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Just back from The Day Shall Come. It's from the director of Four Lions.

I didn't think it was as funny as Four Lions, but it is a good satire of law enforcement and counter-terrorism. The ending is powerful stuff.
Here's the trailer:

 
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