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Logan
Logan (2017)
11 days ago via Rotten Tomatoes

It carries enough acting power and vicious action to propel a story through a mostly heartwarming lens. The relationships between the protagonists are strong and encourage an emotional response, however, it does struggle to keep a grounded antagonist in play (a result of its constant switching roles and spotlights of the others).

Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders
11 days ago via Rotten Tomatoes

An honourable love letter to the joy and campy fun of the original series, Return of the Caped Crusaders sports enough clever schemes, inside and outside jokes, and an overall visual appeal that matches the original. The theme of preserving and glorifying its own reputation shines as a value that should never be forgotten or dismissed or refuted by modern adaptations of the much loved character.

Suicide Squad
Suicide Squad (2016)
11 days ago via Rotten Tomatoes

What the fun and boisterous marketing campaign promised falls flat in this dull, lifeless, plotless, and soulless film. Characters are disconnected, pacing is absurd, and the sequences are either cut short or interrupt another. The emotion is non-existent with mere sparks of interest, but characters are intended more as engines for action without context or any real reason to care from the audience's perspective. Forgettable and miserable.

Batman: The Killing Joke
54 days ago via Rotten Tomatoes
½

Considering it comes from one of the strongest, groundbreaking graphic novels of all time, the animated adaptation doesn't seem to live up to much. The added portions of Batgirl's backstory is unreasonable and ends up misreading what the original story focused on. It tries to put a spotlight on the emotional tugging of the story - misplacing it in the process (from Joker to Batgirl) - instead of focusing more answering solid questions that expand and explore the moralistic grounds of the story (ex: what defines Gordon's morals? What grounds do Batman and Gordon share in morality? What's the difference?). While the voice acting is good, as per usual with Conroy and Hamill, and the animation is simply OK, the rest of the film only benefits in spots that are directly taken from the novel, which leads one to ask "Why bother watching the film when I gain more from the novel?" The answer: you don't bother.

The Iron Giant
54 days ago via Rotten Tomatoes
½

Honest, touching, mature, and simply beautiful. The excellent and smooth animation is only second to the very heart that strongly binds characters with the audience. The relationship between the two central characters is unbreakable, and the light shines through any dark moment we encounter. An animated film not to be dismissed.