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  • Raya and the Last Dragon

    Raya and the Last Dragon


    I’m sure this is stealing a lot from anime’s I haven’t seen, but as I have those blind spots, this is a lot of fun. The plot is formulaic, but the pacing, comedy, and colorful characters are enough to ensure abs enjoyable 90 min. The lesson on trust seemed a little forced, and honestly not satisfying enough given its political parallel. However, I would have loved this movie as a kid, and as an adult I still had a great time!

  • Luca



    Just a nice movie that makes you want pasta. We need more movies like that.

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  • National Lampoon's European Vacation

    National Lampoon's European Vacation

    This movie doesn’t work for a lot of reasons. 
    Firstly, there are like 5 different dance/musical sequences played for a variety of humor, none of which work. Just cause there is music doesn’t mean we will enjoy it. And “people bad at dancing” is barely funny one time through. Not a single plot element involving Audrey holds up well. Cheating boyfriends, pedophiles, and eating disorders, a real chuckle fest. 

    The fundamental structural change of frustration getting to the destination is…

  • In The Heights

    In The Heights


    God! This is gonna make West Side Story look so bad!