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  • Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman 1984

    All the cheesy silly stuff is fine and cute: The 80s outfits, the invisible jet, the fireworks scene, Chris Pine as a fish out of water character, the romantic tour of DC, Wonder Woman can fly now etc. However, what the movie ultimately says about normal everyday people and the sociopolitical status quo is pretty damn reprehensible. The movie tells us that if given the chance, people will want to better their lives and socioeconomic predicament. However, since everyone is…

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

    The Trial of the Chicago 7

    Welp Aaron Sorkin sorkined the hell out of The Trial of the Chicago 7. The movie makes a bunch of stuff up to de-radicalize the leftist politics of the activists in order to deliver a watered-down liberal message. Some lines are even copy-pasted wholesale from other Sorkin projects. Tom Hayden and Dave Dellinger, in particular, were much more radical and principled then is shown on screen. The Chicago 7 were not solely motivated by the deaths of American soldiers in…

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  • Passengers


    One of the worst examples of the "Abduction as Romance" trope I've ever seen in a movie. The narrative revolves around male entitlement and never resolves its deeply creepy and downright criminal premise.

  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    I have to admit I was skeptical of whether or not Waititi could pull-off a nazi satire but Jojo Rabbit is quite successful. I think it works because the film isn’t about nazi Germany writ large, instead it’s a focused portrait of a young boy unlearning fascist ideals of masculinity and rediscovering his humanity. It's a delicate balance to strike but I doubt Jojo Rabbit would have worked if the subject matter had been treated more seriously. On the one…