The Lego Movie

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{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 […]

Alien

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Here’s an update to this list. Now that Disney has bought Fox, who knows what will happen — they say they’ll make more movies but that’s just vague talk at the moment. The quadrilogy Alien 1979 -> 3/5 (+) Aliens 1986 -> 4.5/5 (+) Alien3 1992 -> 3.5/5 Alien Resurrection 1997 -> 4.5/5 The crossovers […]

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 […]

Mary Poppins Returns

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{4.5/5} “We’re on the brink of an adventure, children. Don’t spoil it with too many questions.” Mary Poppins Returns, released in 2018 Michael Banks is behind on his loan payments since his wife died, and the bank is going to foreclose if he doesn’t come up with entire loan amount. He and his sister Jane […]

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, […]

The Da Vinci Code

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{4/5} “People rarely notice things right in front of their eyes, don’t you find?” The Da Vinci Code, released in 2006 Robert Langdon is a symbologist giving a lecture in Paris. He’s called to the Louvre where a murder has taken place. The man who was murdered left a cryptic message in his own blood […]

Welcome to Marwen

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{5/5} “‘Does she have a cow?’ ‘Got caught in the crossfire. Cowlateral damage.’” Welcome to Marwen, released in 2018 Mark likes wearing women’s shoes and for that was beaten up badly by five guys. Now he only goes out to specific places where he knows people. He spends much of his time on his model […]

Sorry to Bother You

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{4.5/5} “I feel like these metaphors have not been cleared for this pep rally.” Sorry to Bother You, released in 2018 Cassius gets a new job as a telemarketer. The old guy next to him gives him a suggestion — use his “white voice.” Once he starts doing that, he makes a lot more sales. […]

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 — […]