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Escape Room (2019)
"THAT IS NOT, IN FACT, A TWIST! THAT IS IN POINT OF FACT LITERALLY THE OPPOSITE OF A PLOT TWIST - IT'S AN UN-TWIST! A PLOT-STRAIGHTENING!"
Posted Jan 11, 2019
Welcome to Marwen (2018)
between this and Vice, perhaps Carell could stand to back away from the Oscar Bait for awhile.
Posted Dec 29, 2018
Such a confidently put together, fully-realized, genuinely fun little film that it'd still be the best Transformers movie and one of 2018's nicest surprises even without [the] low-key gratuitous fan service.
Posted Dec 21, 2018
Once Upon a Deadpool (2018)
That more isn't done with the "remixing" premise means that [it's] a lesser curiosity (albeit adjacent to a good cause) rather than the true companion piece to Deadpool 2 it could have been.
Posted Dec 16, 2018
The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
One really shouldn't be able to make a premise that starts with 'Black Metal Ellen Page versus Ivanka as imagined by Frank Miller for The Button The Blows Up The World' [this] dull.
Posted Dec 9, 2018
Not sure what we're supposed to expect from a dark, girl-power, Disney-brand sort-of sequel to The Nutcracker, [but] 'Helen Mirren fighting hussar Terminators with a bullwhip' isn't a key third act element that leaps immediately to mind.
Posted Dec 1, 2018
The Grinch (2018)
No, really, that's [it] now: 'What if instead of an absurdly short-tempered psychotic hermit who snaps, the Grinch is a mildly depressed neurotic who doesn't manage seasonal affective disorder very well and eventually escalates for no good reason?'
Posted Nov 23, 2018
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)