An exhausting, migraine-inducing barrage of solid action barely threaded together by a dumb plot.
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Prey (2022) – Movie Review
A thoroughly fun action movie with a compelling action heroine.
Bullet Train (2022) – Movie Review
While uneven, Bullet Train was a fun enough experience for me, with compelling action making up for some pacing and tone issues.
Not Okay (2022) – Movie Review
Not Okay is a thoroughly entertaining satire aimed straight at the shallow fame of the social media age, co-opting the aesthetics and addictive trappings of Instagram and Tiktok while taking them to task.
The Gray Man (2022) – Movie Review
Why Netflix thinks this forgettable nothing of a movie could build an entire franchise is unknowable to me.
Persuasion (2022) – Movie Review
A tiresome gimmick, on a weak story, with performances that run from unremarkable to dreadful.
Pig (2022) – Movie Review
yourself to be carried by its weirdly meditative pig quest. It is difficult to classify, but easy to like for its portentous atmosphere and Nicolas Cage’s masterful performance.
Benediction (2022) – Movie Review
There are parts of Benediction that are interesting, but ultimately it is formally too dry.
Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) – Movie Review
Thor: Love and Thunder is further proof that the MCU is in a Things Just Happening phase.
Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022) – Movie Review
A weirdly displaced coming-of-age story weighed down by its author insert protagonist.