tags: HBO

One Night in Miami

This is a powerful film that captures a tipping point in America.

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Class Action Park

This is a documentary about Action Park in New Jersey, which was known for being a “fun” death trap.

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Locked Down

You know what I didn’t need? This movie.

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Birds of Prey

I had no reason to think “Birds of Prey” would work.

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13 Going on 30

It’s a cute but frivolous film that benefits from great music and a cast that’s better than the material.

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The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart

This appears to be a Bee Gees documentary developed by the Bee Gees.

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Industry, season 1

Shame on me, I suppose, for searching for characters with redeemable qualities in a show set in the world of finance.

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Wonder Woman 1984

“Wonder Woman 1984” needs to be 25 minutes shorter.

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Bridesmaids

There are parts of “Bridesmaids” that are really funny, but the film is a series of set pieces rather than an actual story.

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Justice League

“Justice League” is the third best DC extended universe (DCEU) movie after “Wonder Woman” and “Shazam,” but that’s not saying much.

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Showbiz Kids

This documentary digs into the considerable downsides of being a child actor.

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Ford v Ferrari

Matt Damon and Christian Bale are both very good and the racing scenes are visceral, but the film is too long.

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Long Shot

Ah, low expectations. You yield such wonderful surprises.

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Westworld, season 3

This is the best season of “Westworld,” but that’s not saying much.

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Superman (1978)

I revisited this film to remember what a circa-1978 blockbuster looked like.

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John Wick 3 - Parabellum

Like the first two “John Wick” movies, the plot in “John Wick 3” is less important than the choreographed violence and the world building.

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Hobbs & Shaw

The stunts are good. The cast is charismatic. The writing is horrible.

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Watchmen

“Watchmen” is a fantastic, exciting, thoughtful, and artful show.

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Succession, season 2

I finally got a chance to catch up with the Roy family.

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McMillions

This six-part series looks at the McDonald’s Monopoloy game scandal that broke in 2001.

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