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Apologies for the delay on this, but personal life got in the way. Anyway, reveals start tomorrow.

 

146 different movies were nominated by 75 different forum users. Thanks for the great turnout. Here are the bottom 10 movies:

 

 

137 Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City
138 Space Jam: A New Legacy
139 Old Henry
140 The Unforgivable
141 The Dig
142 Finch
143 The Man with the Answers
144 Space Sweepers
145 Mass
146 Escape Room 2
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RED ROCKET

 

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Plot description:  Finding himself down and out in Los Angeles, ex porn star Mikey Saber decides to crawl back to his hometown of Texas City, Texas, where his estranged wife and mother-in-law are living. Just as this dysfunctional family seems to be making things work, Mikey meets a young woman named Strawberry working the cash register at a local doughnut shop. He falls right back into his old habits.

Haven’t seen this one yet (as will be the case for a number of these movies), but this sounds like a dark comedy movie I might like for sure.

 

BOT User Review:

Not sure I can say I preferred this to Tangerine or Florida Project, mainly because the humanist/meditative edge on the leads and their situations is what made me love those other Baker films. It's not really in this one, but of course this is a different beast with a different message behind it, and I commend Baker going in a new direction with his material rather than staying stagnant. As is, it's a funny film that goes into some hard, unexpected directions. Simon Rex is a blast here. - @Eric Says Trans Rights

 

 

 

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VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE

 

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Plot description: Eddie Brock struggles to adjust to his new life as the host of the alien symbiote Venom, which grants him super-human abilities in order to be a lethal vigilante. Brock attempts to reignite his career by interviewing serial killer Cletus Kasady, who becomes the host of the symbiote Carnage and escapes prison after a failed execution.

 

If we really think about it, is the plotline that different to Red Rocket? The Venom sequel which went bigger but was somehow a lot less fun than the first one was the second biggest opening weekend of 2021 and a movie whose success will lead us to Morbius, Kraven, Madame Web, and a lot more “Spider-Man villains without Spider-Man” movies.

 

BOT User Review:

they definitely leaned into the comedy more with this one even michelle williams and her boyfriend were goofier so i enjoyed that, and tom hardy is fun to watch but honestly kinda switched off every time they cut back to carnage and his girlfriend. dude was a total buzzkill.  - @CoolioD1

 

I  had an unexpectedly large amount of fun with this, all the Eddie/Venom bromance scenes were hilarious, Tom Hardy knows exactly what type of film he’s making and just has an absolute blast with it. I honestly enjoyed this more than all of the “proper” MCU films released so far this year!  - @SnokesLegs

 

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GODZILLA VS KONG

 

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Plot description: Legends collide as Godzilla and Kong, the two most powerful forces of nature, clash on the big screen in a spectacular battle for the ages. As a squadron embarks on a perilous mission into fantastic uncharted terrain, unearthing clues to the Titans' very origins and mankind's survival, a conspiracy threatens to wipe the creatures, both good and bad, from the face of the earth forever.

 

After the godawful Godzilla 2014, and the attempts at redemption with Skull Island and King of the Monsters, the Monsterverse finally got it right by doing the one thing they should have done from the start – focus on the monsters fighting one another in this movie where a giant lizard and a giant monkey punch each other to near death and audiences applaud.

 

BOT User Review:

This is the prime example of why we need movie theaters.  I watched about an hour of it before work -- found it super boring and generic, because why do they have humans in these movies? Why are you making me suffer through "portal to hollow earth blah blah blah".  Just let them fight!  Del Toro got this in Pac Rim.  Anyway, I turned it off to go to work, and I finally got another to finishing the last 30 minutes.

By that time the day had passed, and all of the momentum was gone.  The third act is solid.  Thank God for fights in the day time!  Yet I couldn't shake the fact that this would've been awesome in a MOVIE THEATER.

So it was perfectly adequate.  The best part is Kong, and how they manage to humanize him and his suffering.  That was lovely.  @Cap

 

This was the first of these new monster movies that left me wanting more. I admire how they went all out bonkers without having pointlessly serious characters getting in the way of seeing the one thing I paid to see, monster mayhem destruction. Godzilla blasting his way through hundreds of miles of the earth crust to start a fight followed by a team up mechazilla showdown made me think I was a kid again and I loved every minute. @Chicago

 

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GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE

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Plot Description: When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.

 

The Force Awakens of the Ghostbusters franchise, including following the beats of the original movie with a younger and returning cast. It was okay I guess. I didn’t grow up with Ghostbusters so the nostalgia didn’t connect with me, but it was a decent enough watch

 

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I actually really enjoyed it. It was a lot funnier than I expected it to be and I loved the Stranger Things vibe. It does a good job of balancing the old with the new. A little cheesy at times but overall a fun watch. Hopefully it does well because it deserves to. @poweranimals

 

It's alright. 7/10 @RobrtmanAStarWarsReference

 

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IN THE HEIGHTS

 

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Plot Description: In the Heights centers on a variety of characters living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, on the northern tip of Manhattan. At the center of the show is Usnavi, a bodega owner who looks after the aging Cuban lady next door, pines for the gorgeous girl working in the neighboring beauty salon and dreams of winning the lottery and escaping to the shores of his native Dominican Republic. Meanwhile, Nina, a childhood friend of Usnavi's, has returned to the neighborhood from her first year at college with surprising news for her parents, who have spent their life savings on building a better life for their daughter. Ultimately, Usnavi and the residents of the close-knit neighborhood get a dose of what it means to be home

 

The less successful musical set in New York City of 2021. In The Heights was looked upon as the savior of the box office to such an extent that the main stories coming out of its opening weekend (and to this day) was about how badly it did. Unfortunately the box office performance seemed to overshadow the entire movie which is fun in most places with good choreography and some good songs.

 

BOT User Review:

Lovely little musical. Jon M. Chu proves that Crazy Rich Asians wasn't a fluke, as this is a similarly impeccably-crafted movie that feels very much alive with a beating heart, and it's also highly refreshing just to see this kind of representation on screen in a major Hollywood movie for once (like the director's previous effort, there isn't a single token white character to be found, nor does it need one). Despite its stage origins, this feels like a fully cinematic experience (and very much worth seeing on a big screen). The entire cast is also fantastic: Anthony Ramos is excellent in a breakthrough performance that's likely to turn him into a leading man, Melissa Barrera is delightful, Olga Merediz is phenomenal as the true soul of the movie, even the kid was great...there isn't a single weak link in this amazing ensemble. And the music, as is usually the case when it comes to anything from Lin-Manuel Miranda, is super catchy and sure to be stuck in the brain for days. Wouldn't say it's up there among my favorite movie musicals ever, but there is a lot of greatness here. I can't wait to watch it again. A-  @filmlover

 

It was really amazing, I liked it so much.  @sneazzy95

 

 

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116 Palmer
117 Ron's Gone Wrong
118 Masquerade Night
119 The Killing of Two Lovers
120 All Light Everywhere
121 Fear Street Part 1
122 Zola
124 American Underdog
125 Ema
126 The King's Man
127 The Mauritanian  
128 Summer of 85
129 The Sparks Brothers
130 Kate
131 The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
132 The Dry
133 Don't Breathe 2
134 Malcolm and Marie
135 Lamb
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#5 ON THE STREAMING EXCLUSIVE MOVIES LIST

 

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ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE

 

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Plot details: Determined to ensure Superman's ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne aligns forces with Diana Prince with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions. The task proves more difficult than Bruce imagined, as each of the recruits must face the demons of their own pasts to transcend that which has held them back, allowing them to come together, finally forming an unprecedented league of heroes. Now united, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash may be too late to save the planet from Steppenwolf, DeSaad and Darkseid and their dreadful intentions.

 

The alternate cut of Justice League gives us a different version of events of the 2017 movie with a better third act action setpiece. There are things it does better like setting up the threat and making Steppenwolf feel more dangerous, and giving a bigger role to Cyborg and Flash. And there are things it does worse – the handling of Superman, and too many cliffhangers which will never be paid off. Skip directly to about the 2 hour mark for the movie to actually be a propulsive bit of action, probably the best way to watch it. At least the Snyder fans can rejoice that they got the Snydercut and move on…. I am getting news they are still refusing to move on.

 

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The best superhero movie ever made. An easy 10/10. Perfection.

It literally has no flaws. I laughed, I cried, I was at the edge of my seat. It had it all. Snyder is the best director alive and one of the greatest of all time by pulling this off. @CJohn

 

Loved it! That's all. 9/10  @baumer

 

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KING RICHARD

 

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Plot description:  Armed with a clear vision and a brazen 78-page plan, Richard Williams is determined to write his daughters, Venus and Serena, into history. Training on Compton, California's neglected tennis courts--rain or shine--the girls are shaped by their father's unyielding commitment and their mother's balanced perspective and keen intuition, defying the seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing expectations laid before them. Based on the true story that will inspire the world, "King Richard" follows the uplifting journey of a family whose unwavering resolve and unconditional belief ultimately delivers two of the world's greatest sports legends.

An interesting portrait of a very flawed man, and an overbearing father, King Richard was definitely one of my personal favorite movies of the year. The performances were great by the entire cast and Will Smith will definitely deserve the Oscar he wins on Sunday.

 

BOT User Review:

A bit corny but I liked it. @Flopped

 

As much a film about family and ambition as it is an inspirational sports film, King Richard hits virtually all its crowd-pleasing beats so skillfully that it’s hard not to get swept up in what the film is selling. In its performances and its storytelling, it is a film that pulls off quite the neat trick in giving us something seemingly simple and easily digestible on the surface while packing compelling emotions and themes beneath it. At the center of the film is a new career-best performance from Will Smith. After years of mostly coasting on roles that called him to do little beyond flashing his effortless charisma, Smith immerses himself in the title role with a dynamic performance that zeroes in on Richard’s tics on a superficial level and his love, ego, hard-headedness, and determination on a deeper level. Smith’s magnetism is as powerful as it has ever been, though he also displays a strong awareness of when to double down on Richard’s emotions and when to pull back. Though Smith understandably compels the most attention of anyone onscreen, the supporting cast is also loaded with strong performances. The standout among the supporting cast is Saniyya Sidney as Venus Williams, whose raw, natural connection to her character makes Venus’s emotional beats resonate in deeply powerful fashion. Jon Bernthal is also lots of fun to watch as Venus’s coach; after seeing him in so many rough, edgy roles, it is a delight to see Bernthal tap into heart and humor as effectively as he does here. There is also some moving work from Aunjuane Ellis as Brandy Williams, nailing the louder and quieter scenes the script affords her with equal precision. Sadly, despite its many crowd-pleasing qualities, King Richard has struggled to find much of a theatrical crowd in the midst of the industry’s continued COVID recovery and the simultaneous HBO Max launch. And that’s a real shame, for this film is exactly the kind of big, emotional, inspirational film that deserves to be experienced with a big community.

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BELFAST

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Plot description: Belfast, 15 August 1969. Surrounded by sporadic violence and growing danger, nine-year-old Buddy finds himself confronted with the ugly reality of sectarian conflict. And, as the suffocating stranglehold of increasing turmoil tightens around his once-peaceful working-class neighbourhood, Buddy tries his best to understand The Troubles--after all, someone must be responsible for forcing people to flee their homes. Now, Buddy's family must come face to face with a nearly impossible, life-altering decision: stay or start packing?

 

Haven’t seen it, but heard its good.

 

BOT User Review:

As a Kenneth Branagh fan and someone who was born and bred in Belfast and then had to leave to live in England, I can't begin to look at this objectively. Hinds and Dench reminded me so much of my late nanny and granda that I was honestly sobbing at every interaction they had.

The way Balfe spoke to Buddy was the exact way my mum would scold me.

I won't flatter my dad with a Jamie Dornan comparison, but I got the same 'as long as they're kind' speech he gives in this anytime the idea of Protestantism would come up (which was every day on the news).

It's not for everyone, but it's 100% for me. @ddddeeee
 

I actually thought this was a really lovely little slice-of-life drama. This is clearly a very personal project for Kenneth Branagh (unlike the beleaguered studio movie he also made that's finally seeing the light of day in a few weeks) and it shows, as all the little touches add up to create a realistic portrait of a nice little family that's clearly based on his but could just as easily have been based on anyone's. Helps that he's recruited a great cast to bring them to life: newcomer Jude Hill is a delightful discovery, and he's complimented by equally excellent performances from Caitriona Balfe and Jamie Dornan (although if he were to be nominated for a movie this year, I think I would prefer it be for his hilarious work in Barb & Star lol). Superb production values too, as Branagh allows moments of obvious personal significance to stand out with the rare appearance of color in this otherwise black-and-white affair. A pleasant surprise. A- @filmlover


 

 

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MALIGNANT

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Plot description: Twenty-seven long years after the brutal Simion Research Hospital incident, abused Madison wakes up in a hospital in present-day Seattle. But with numbing visions of murder getting in the way of a normal life, more and more, Madison's obscure past emerges, baffling both herself and the local detectives. Are these explicitly violent killings figments of Madison's troubled imagination? Either way, someone, or better yet, something, links the past to the present, demanding closure and blood. Is the bogeyman real?

 

How does one even begin to describe Malignant? This huge swing by James Wan works more than it doesn’t, and even when it doesn’t work, it still kind of does? Its definitely a movie which needs to be seen to be believed. Just the right amount of crazy.

 

BOT User Review:

So... for about 90 minutes, Malignant is a reasonably compelling horror flick whose paint-by-numbers character development is offset by some cool sequences and a constant sense that James Wan and all involved know what kind of movie they're making and assemble it like pros.

Those last 20 minutes, though? *Chef's kiss* Once all the layers have been pulled back on Gabriel's nature, it morphs into a deliriously gory bloodbath that feels like the perfect union of all of Wan's strengths and sensibilities behind the camera. It might even be a more impressive accomplishment than what he pulled off with the intensity of the finale in the first Conjuring. @Webslinger


People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2021 - Gabriel. @CoolioD1

 

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SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS


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Plot Description: Shang-Chi, the master of weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization.

Marvel Studios’s best reviewed movie of 2021 which continued their streak of Fresh movies on RT and A- or higher Cinemascores. Simu Liu was good as the titular character and the action was one of the best in the MCU as well.

 

BOT User Review:

I found this to be one of the most enjoyable MCU films. I think the second half was where the movie soared. The action here was on par with some of the best in the franchise - and portions of it being the best. Beautiful choreography and it just felt like a breath of fresh air in the series.

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Might be my 2nd favourite MCU film after Ragnarok, but at least top 5 with Infinity War, Winter Soldier and Guardians 2.

Characters where well fleshed out, loved just about everyone and Went as a villain had a very clear understandle motivation which is a nice bonus for an MCU film. Humour was decent, action was incredible* and I thought the CG in the third act was actually reasonably good especially for a daylight scene.

*was likely enhanced (sorry I had to) by being IMAX on Disney+ which is a great feature.

Also one last thing, shout out to Kung Fu Hustle being canon in the MCU! @Jamiem

 

 

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THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS

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Plot Description: Return to a world of two realities: one, everyday life; the other, what lies behind it. To find out if his reality is a construct, to truly know himself, Mr. Anderson will have to choose to follow the white rabbit once more.

The best Matrix sequel was a really meta movie about The Matrix, and interrogated the movie’s legacy while bringing everything back to the romance plot at the heart of the movie. Definitely a make-good to fans who hated the sequels, and giving us the happy ending we wanted way back in 2003.

 

BOT User Review:

Lana Wachowski returns to the world she co-created with her sister in The Matrix Resurrections, and it is exactly what one would probably expect from a Wachowski film at this point: it’s a big, goofy, and unabashedly sincere film that takes big swings and is enough standard deviations from the cinematic norm that it’s bound to alienate a decent chunk of the audience that will show up for it expecting something more conventional. For my money, it’s her best, most fascinating film since Speed Racer, and the most enjoyable of the franchise’s sequels. Though the film engages in plenty of meta, biting-the-hand-that-feeds humor with its fourth wall-breaking commentary on franchise reboots and the long-standing social and philosophical discourse surrounding the first Matrix, it is ultimately a deeply exciting and affecting new adventure for its characters, and Wachowski’s love for these characters (as discussed in interviews explaining why she wanted to do the film in the first place) shines through and provides the film with meaningful emotional stakes. As one would also expect from a Matrix film, the action sequences are dynamic and highly entertaining (even if they understandably don’t have the same groundbreaking wow factor of the original), the philosophical concepts the narrative pauses to explore are intriguing and lend greater weight to the film’s themes and metacommentary, and there is a genuine sense throughout the running time that we are watching the work of filmmakers who are investing all the passion they have into crafting a unique experience. I don’t want to say too much about the performances nor the narrative that is not already present in the trailers – as one might imagine from this franchise’s history, it works best if viewers are not privy to certain information heading in – but Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss step back into their old roles so gracefully that they practically make it look effortless (and provide viewers who have been waiting for this reunion with some very rewarding payoff), Jonathan Groff and Neil Patrick Harris are tons of fun as new characters who clearly seem to have some connection to this new iteration of the Matrix, and Jessica Henwick and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II successfully channel the vibe of Laurence Fishburne’s Morpheus in the preceding films in interesting new ways here (with the latter actually playing Morpheus, as shown in trailers and listed on IMDB). In a year where we have seen franchise nostalgia yield underwhelming returns in Ghostbusters: Afterlife and half-hearted metacommentary backfire in fellow Warner Bros property Space Jam: A New Legacy, The Matrix Resurrections feels like a near-miracle of franchise legacy storytelling. It admittedly doesn’t hold up quite as strongly as it did when I exited the theater on an immediate post-viewing high (it is a Wachowski movie after all, so it’s pretty messy), but it’s a lovingly crafted sequel that certainly has the power to please viewers on Wachowski’s wavelength. Like Speed Racer and Cloud Atlas before it, I suspect that time will ultimately be kind to this film, even if the box office grosses and initial audience scores are not.

B+

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The Matrix Resurrections is closer to the original in tone compared to the sequels. The action sequences are good. Neo and Trinity story/connection is sweet and makes thr movie more personal. The score is decent. I liked it.

A-      @jb007

 

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THE MITCHELLS VERSUS THE MACHINES

 

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Plot details: An animated action-comedy about an ordinary family who find themselves in the middle of their biggest family challenge yet...saving the world from the robot apocalypse. No big deal, right? It all starts when creative outsider Katie Mitchell is accepted into the film school of her dreams and is eager to leave home and find "her people," when her nature-loving dad insists on having the whole family drive her to school and bond during one last totally-not-awkward-or-forced road trip. But just when the trip can't get any worse, the family suddenly finds itself in the middle of the robot uprising. Everything from smart phones, to roombas, to evil Furbys are employed to capture every human on the planet. Now it's up to the Mitchells, including upbeat mom Linda, quirky little brother Aaron, their squishy pug, Monchi, and two friendly, but simple-minded robots to save humanity

 

The highest rated Vs movie on RT. I really enjoyed this movie. Too bad Sony dumped it on Netflix, but the movie was really fun and packed with madcap energy in every scene. Definitely one of the best movies of the year.

 

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easily the best animated film of the year. Leagues ahead of anything else. @Krissykins
 

I've seen the movie a few days ago and loved it. One of the funniest, most creative animated films, I've seen in a long time. I also really liked, how they handled Katie's queerness. There are actually quite a few hints throughout the film, so it's definitely wrong to say, that the dialogue in the end is the only part of the film, where her being lesbian or bi is explicitely stated. Through her cloths, style, interactions with her college crush, rainbow pin and lines like "it took a while to figure myself out" (while wearing multiple masculine outfits in front of a mirror), it's quite obvious that she's not straight, so I don't understand, where the sentiment is coming from that the film tries to hide her sexuality. One of my favorite things about the film was that Katie's sexuality is just one detail of her character and not her single defining feature, as it was often the case with gay characters in the past. @stracki

 

 

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PIG

 

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Plot description:  With his only connection to the outside world lying in Portland businessman Amir, taciturn, meditative hermit Rob has found solace deep in the heart of the dense Oregon forests and the unique bond with his only companion: his beloved truffle-hunting pig. Tired of grappling with the profound sadness of prolonged grief, Rob relies on a simple daily routine to keep his sanity, self-respect, and dignity, utterly unaware that he has already caught unwanted attention. Now, his best friend is missing, and revenge can only make things worse. Indeed, strange as it sounds, inconsolable Rob only wants his pig back, and if he has to, he'll go to the edge of the world to find her. But first things first. Who has Rob's pig?

Haven’t seen this one yet, but by all accounts Nicolas Cage gives what can end up being his second best performance behind The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.

 

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None, just no reviews to be found

 

 

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THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD

 

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Plot description: A modern dramedy about the quest for love and meaning in contemporary Oslo. It chronicles four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.

Not seen yet. Reminds me of this meme

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None, just no reviews to be found here as well. The silent majority has spoken

 

 

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ENCANTO

 

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Plot description: Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift from super strength to the power to heal-every child except one, Mirabel. But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family's last hope

 

A surprise breakout on streaming after doing so-so business in theaters. I enjoyed the movie without being crazy about it, enjoyed some songs as well. Surprised just how big a meme the Bruno song has become as well.

 

BOT User Review:

If the world was fair this film will open up peoples minds (mainstream society at large) about how animation has the ability to bring characters to life in a very:real, intimate, and empathetic way.Which ultimately can perhaps be more powerful than even live action,as you can see yourselves in them for the fact that it’s not someone else acting out a character but an animated character with deeply expressive eyes that can almost be as an avatar to you.                   As you can see I’m really passionate about the medium of animation especially as it pertains to the character animation aspect of it.                 Also what’s interesting about the conversation surrounding the medium is that when adult animation fans try to talk about how great of a medium animation is they tend to always bring up foreign films,as those films do to be fair deal with more mature subject matter, but the Disney films from the states are the ones that are and we’re from the beginning always at the forefront of one little tiny powerful aspect of this medium,that being the art of character animation and for me that’s what sets this medium against live action.It’s this idea that you can take something that’s obviously not real and make it come alive from your soul to your hand to ultimately on the paper (or computer).For me that’s pure art right there.In fact I might go as far to say that is perhaps the ultimate form of communication art can give to an audience.    Yes I know I’ve gon pretty long (and the punctuation is probably not all that good)but I just felt I had to get something out to say.I guess I should actually work in this medium instead of rambling on and on about it.😜 @Melosh

 

THIS MOVIE IS AMAZING.

I like it even more than Zootopia, which means a whole lot coming from me.

It's so rich in themes... and I think they really internalized the backlash to Zootopia in making this movie, in a weird way. If you ask I might explain what I mean. @cannastop

 

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A QUIET PLACE PART II

 

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Plot Description: With the newly acquired knowledge of the seemingly invulnerable creatures' weakness, grief-stricken Evelyn Abbott finds herself on her own, with two young teens, a defenceless newborn son, and with no place to hide. Now, 474 days after the all-out alien attack in A Quiet Place (2018), the Abbotts summon up every last ounce of courage to leave their now-burned-to-the-ground farm and embark on a peril-laden quest to find civilization. With this in mind, determined to expand beyond the boundaries, the resilient survivors have no other choice but to venture into eerily quiet, uncharted hostile territory, hoping for a miracle. But, this time, the enemy is everywhere.

The first big movie which brought audiences back to theaters in 2021. AQP2 was a worthy sequel to one of the best horror movies and a good franchise building for Paramount who will go bankrupt any moment now @cjohn

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Liked this a bit more than I expected to. I was nervous from the initial marketing it would be more talky and take away from the whole hook of the movie, but it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be and there were a lot of effective silent moments here that I loved from the previous film.

The stuff with the girl and Cillian Murphy's great, less so with Blunt and the other kid. However, I really dug the last five minutes or so. So perfectly edited and perfectly ties all the themes of family and legacy and both kids' story arcs really well. Got me hyped for Part III @Eric Says Trans Rights

 

A modern horror classic. Scarier and bolder than the first. A beacon of hope for the post-pandemic world.

 

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@SLAM!

 

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