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Review: Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2 wasn’t designed to blow away our expectations, but to affirm everything we enjoyed from the first movie. It’s cute, fun and exciting, but it’s also wholly disappointing.

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Short Review: Bao

Bao isn’t particularly deep or provocative, but it does give Western audiences an intimate glimpse at a culture they are likely unfamiliar with.

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Review: Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs bares all the traits of Anderson’s typical work: youth activism, traumatic childhoods, paternal responsibility, etc. You could say it’s the most “Wes Anderson film” to date.

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Review: The Lego Batman Movie

With its childish whimsy and playful meta-humour, Lego Batman is absolutely hilarious, and is easily my favourite animated movie of the year.

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Review: Coco

I can’t think of a better metaphor for the current state of Pixar than the paradoxical nature of their latest movie, Coco. It represents some of Pixar’s best qualities, while simultaneously falling on some of their worst habits.

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Review: Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!

Obviously, Pokemon movies aren’t exactly a paragon of artistic depth, nor are they supposed to be. But sitting with an audience of young children who are talking over the movie, I’m left with the impression that the movie fails on a functional level.

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Big Time’s Top 10 Simpsons Episodes

Everybody knows The Simpsons. The famous TV show rose to universal prominence in the early 90s, during a time when television was swarming with shallow, uninspired programming. With its mix of satire, humour and heart, The Simpsons was cynical yet sincere. Unlike the legions of

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