The Lego Movie

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “‘It’s a highly sophisticated interlocking brick system.’” The Lego Movie, released in 2014 Emmett is a regular guy. He likes to be a part of a team, he likes following instructions, and he likes to watch the show “Where Are My Pants?” When he accidentally stumbles into a deep hole at a construction site […]

Avengers: Endgame

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{5/5} “Everyone fails at who they’re supposed to be, Thor. The measure of a person, of a hero, is how well they succeed at being who they are.” Avengers: Endgame, released in 2019 The remaining Avengers have agreed that they will find Thanos and use the Infinity Stones to bring back the people that Thanos […]

Supergirl (season 4)

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{4.5/5} “Prison’s the best alibi the world has yet devised. And I’m about to need a lot of alibis.” — Lex Luthor Supergirl season 4, aired in 2018-19 Supergirl discovers there’s a movement to kill aliens — Mercy and Otis Graves are involved, and they used to work for Lillian Luthor. Meanwhile, Kara takes new […]

DC Extended Universe

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Here’s an update to this list. Man of Steel 2013 -> 4.5/5 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016 -> 4/5 Suicide Squad 2016 -> watched the first half Wonder Woman 2017 -> 5/5 Justice League 2017 -> 4.5/5 Aquaman 2018 -> 4.5/5 Shazam! 2019 Birds of Prey 2020 Wonder Woman 1984 2020 The Batman […]

Aquaman

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{4.5/5} “A king only fights for his nation. You might for everyone.” Aquaman, released in 2018 Arthur Currie, sometimes known as Aquaman, helps people in the sea — like saving a submarine full of people from pirates. His mother was from Atlantis and his father is a lighthouse keeper. Although he’s never been to Atlantis, […]

Gotham (season 5)

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{5/5} “Hello, Oswald. We have a great deal to talk about, but first… did you name your dog after me?” Gotham season 5, aired in 2019 Gotham has been cut off from the outside world — no one gets in or out. Jim Gordon stayed to take care of the people who weren’t able to […]

The OA (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “I just do lights, bro.” The OA season 2, aired in 2019 Michelle’s grandmother hires a detective to look for her — he discovers she’s been playing a mysterious game in which she may have won $50 000. Meanwhile, the OA wakes up — in another reality where she kept her birth name, didn’t […]

The OA (season 1)

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{5/5} “Try to imagine what it’s like to have been a prisoner all those years. You’re not free just because you can see the ocean. Captivity is a mentality, it’s a thing you carry with you.” The OA season 1, aired in 2016 Seven years ago Prairie Johnson went missing. Now she’s back — she […]

X-Men: Days of Future Past

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{5/5} “Would you believe me if I told you I was sent here from the future?” X-Men: Days of Future Past, released in 2014 In the future machines called sentinels are wiping out mutants and all who help them. It’s a war that’s being lost. Professor X and Magneto come up with a plan — […]

Captain Marvel

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{4.5/5} “You know anything about a lady blowing up a Blockbuster? Witnesses say she was dressed for laser tag.” Captain Marvel, released in 2019 Vers is a Kree soldier, dedicated to serving her commander and Supreme Intelligence, the AI that rules their society. She doesn’t have any memory before 6 years ago, though. When she […]