A horror film involving multiple personalities, isn’t this now beyond hackneyed?
DOCTOR STRANGE ★★½☆☆
The Marvel narrative and character formulas are so tired. Visuals echo INCEPTION. Editing weak. Neutralising of antagonist elevates.
Out 4th November.
Atmospheric and ambitious, but weirdly unsatisfying.
Will this be the first decent stand-alone Wolverine movie?
More film franchises need a final chapter.
Gore Verbinski is an underrated filmmaker.
PARKS AND RECREATION [seasons 1-7] ★★★★☆
Loses a star because season seven was so terrible, but seasons 2-6 were sublime.
Best secondary characters from PARKS AND REC:
TV shows that should've ended sooner:
PARKS AND REC - s6
DEXTER - s4
TRUE DETECTIVE - s1
ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT - s3
The original was massively overrated. Will the sequel match the director’s SLITHER and SUPER?
From the director of GEMMA BOVERY, ADORE and COCO BEFORE CHANEL.
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