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Lady Bird (2017)

IMDB: [R]ย In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.
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Rating: [7] ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค

A true coming of age story, Lady Bird shows things in a more raw and realistic way. The styling and acting lifts it above other similar stories. However it has some of the same pitfalls as any story that has been told so many times. …

Venom (2018)

IMDB: [R]ย When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego “Venom” to save his life.
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Rating: [7] ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค

At first I was really on the fence about this. I wanted a fun, silly romp with some jokes and fun fight sets. It starts extremely slowly with some tropes built on top of tropes that had my patience running thin. But then, it gave me what I wanted! Some fantastic CGI, fights, and banter! If you can stick it out through the unnecessary setup then you’re in for a joyful time.ย  …