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Movie Review: The Kissing Booth

Image result for the kissing boothIt’s so new I couldn’t even find a decent res movie poster.

The other night, I was deeply in need of a fluffy, cute, indie movie that I knew wouldn’t make me sad or angry or feel anything but a cheesy sense of awwww. So, when Netflix threw The Kissing Booth at me as their giant, annoying advertisement, I watched it.

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Movie Review: Opening Night

What would happen if Anthony Rapp‘s character from Rent grew up, sold out, and started teaching a high school drama class? Well, Opening Night would happen.  Continue reading “Movie Review: Opening Night”

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Movie Review: Good Kids

An indie coming-of-age movie, Good Kids follows four incredibly smart best friends as they spend the summer after graduation making up for all the fun they missed in high school, which basically amounts to drinking, drugs, and sex. A lot of it. Continue reading “Movie Review: Good Kids”

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Movie Review: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

I finally got around to watching Birdman the other day, and I have very mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, the cinematography was beautiful, the acting was phenomenal, and it was all-around a well-made movie. The creativity and rigor that went into making it look like one continuous shot is definitely admirable, and it deserved most of the praise and awards it received.

On the other hand, the movie is self-important, pandering, and inexcusably pretentious.

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Movie Review: Pitch Perfect 3

I absolutely love the first two Pitch Perfect movies. I know they’re not quality cinematography or anything, but they’re cute, quirky, fun, and a whole host of other adjectives that make me love movies. Anna Kendrick is adorable, Skylar Astin is perfect, and the films are filled with off-beat humor and, of course, a cappella music.

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