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Disenchanted

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{3.5/5} “I love festivals, we have them all the time where I come from. They were usually interrupted by evil forces of some kind, but when they weren’t they really brought people together.” Disenchanted, released in 2022 Giselle and Robert decide to move to Monroeville, but teenaged Morgan isn’t happy about it. Morgan doesn’t have […]

The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

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{5/5} “‘That was such a heartbreaking story.’ ‘I know, I hate stories where everybody lives.’” — Mantis & Drax The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, released in 2022 When Christmastime arrives on Nowhere, a band creates a song about it for Peter Quill but it’s not exactly accurate. Mantis and Drax get the idea […]

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

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{5/5} “Sometimes books don’t find us until the right time.” The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry, released in 2022 A. J. Fikry owns a bookstore. He had a copy of a rare book that he was planning to auction off and retire on the proceeds. But someone stole it. Or maybe he did something […]

Enola Holmes 2

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{5/5} “‘Wait here, keep guard. If anyone comes, tell them you’re a lord or something.’ ‘I am a lord.’ ‘Well then, they’ll likely believe you.’” Enola Holmes 2, released in 2022 Enola has opened her own detective agency but most potential clients can’t get past the fact that she’s a girl. Just when she thinks […]

Castle in the Sky

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{4/5} “The tree. We protected it, so it protects us.” Castle in the Sky, released in 1986 Pazu catches a girl who falls from the sky, Sheeta. Pirates are after her, for some reason. Sheeta has a crystal that lets her float — that might be the reason. Laputa is a legendary castle that floats […]

Ponyo

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{4.5/5} “You’re not busy. You’re five.” Ponyo, released in 2008 Sosuke rescues a goldfish he names Ponyo. Ponyo heals his cut, so he thinks she’s magical. She is — she can grow arms and legs if she wants. A man who walks out of the ocean and has some control over it steals her back. […]

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

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{5/5} “One day I’m going to be the best… Well, perhaps not technically the best, but arguably the most famous accordion player in an extremely specific genre of music!” Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, released in 2022 Al’s dad doesn’t want him playing the accordion or singing songs. He’d rather he work at the factory […]

The Suicide Squad

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{4/5} “Recently I made a promise to myself that the next time I got a boyfriend I’d be on the lookout for red flags. And if I saw any, I would do the healthy thing, and I would murder him.” — Harley Quinn The Suicide Squad, released in 2021 The Suicide Squad is on a […]

Birds of Prey

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{4.5/5} “I’m telling you, if you want boys to respect you, you have to show them you’re serious. Blow something up. Shoot someone.” Birds of Prey aka Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn, released in 2020 Harley Quinn and the Joker have broken up. While drunk, she decides to blow […]

Orbiter 9

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{3.5/5} “I know this is going to sound crazy to you, but we’re not where you think.” Orbiter 9, released in 2017 Helena is on a colony ship, alone and running out of oxygen — she only has the computer to keep her company. But a ship with an engineer is coming. Her parents left […]