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Old 11-15-2019, 10:44 AM
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Us *** It was a good build up, but the
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Alita: Battle Angel **** I liked this a lot more than I expected to. Well done and good action, but the sci-fi story felt like a combination of many others and not all that original in any aspect.


Shazam! *** 1/2 I enjoyed this. Fun and well done. Seemed geared for teens, but heavy on violence and death. Levi handled the Big transformation well. I am curious how they handle future entries
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The Lion King *** Again trying not to compare but review this on its own (hard to avoid completely). It felt a bit flat, especially the humor. The songs while good, have all been heard before. Scar, felt scarier and more obvious and it just didn't work as well for me.
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Old 11-16-2019, 08:03 AM
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Us *** It was a good build up, but the
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I read an article about this film that said something along the lines of "I felt like I should like this film a lot more than I actually did like this film" I thought that covered it pretty well.
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Old 11-16-2019, 09:58 AM
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I read an article about this film that said something along the lines of "I felt like I should like this film a lot more than I actually did like this film" I thought that covered it pretty well.
I took a walk yesterday and was thinking more on it. The plot holes started to bother me more as I dwelled on them.

It felt like he wanted to send a social message (and even that fails to a degree) without caring about the logical flow of things, as opposed to saying this is what is - accept it.
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Lion King 1/2* - just watch the original the storyline is identical and voice acting and songs better done.
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i want to see a beautiful day in the neighborhood, but i'll wait 'till it's available for home viewing. i'm an easy crier, so i'm sure i'll be a mess watching it.
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Yesterday *** - enjoyable flick around Beatles songs.
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i want to see a beautiful day in the neighborhood, but i'll wait 'till it's available for home viewing. i'm an easy crier, so i'm sure i'll be a mess watching it.
I have mixed feelings about renting it at all, we already had a documentary with the real deal in it, why now have a movie with an impostor?
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I took a walk yesterday and was thinking more on it. The plot holes started to bother me more as I dwelled on them.

It felt like he wanted to send a social message (and even that fails to a degree) without caring about the logical flow of things, as opposed to saying this is what is - accept it.
Yeah, after Get Out I knew the social point and enjoyed the movie. After Us I was thinking maybe I missed the point and the movie was meh. I had to go to Google to figure out what the social point was and then I liked the movie even less. The point wasn't made and it made the plot tool work even less for me.
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I have mixed feelings about renting it at all, we already had a documentary with the real deal in it, why now have a movie with an impostor?
but it's telling a different story. yes, both are about mr r, but different foci
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Annabelle Comes Home *** 1/2 Part of the Conjuring universe. I did not see the original Annabelle, I did see the original The Conjuring (and The Nun).

Not sure why, but I liked this. More creepy than scary, but I felt it maintained the mood. One girl annoyed me, but even there it was explained and I was somewhat placated.

Nothing I have seen in this series seems terribly original, though
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