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3P Reviews (Best Family Films): How to Train Your Dragon

Breakdown Rating: Characters: 6 Creativity: 7 Dialogue: 5 Main Plot: 6 Animation: 8 Sum: 32/50   Spoilers: Minor Audience Assumptions: No familiarity   How to Train Your Dragon   Preface: I’ve found reviewing series to be a lot of fun and I’d like to write on more of them, but series are also very time-consuming and… Continue reading 3P Reviews (Best Family Films): How to Train Your Dragon

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3P Reviews: IT (film)

Breakdown Rating: Characters: 6 Aesthetics: 5 Pacing: 4 Main Plot: 6 Subplots: 4 Sum: 25/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   IT   Part One: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (No, Seriously) I never read the book this film is based on, nor have I seen the 1990s miniseries that preceded this adaptation. I’m one… Continue reading 3P Reviews: IT (film)

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Quicklist Reviews: Moana

Moana   Summary: A Pacific Islands princess is sent on a quest to force a demigod who screwed up to unscrew his screwup.   Breakdown Rating: Characters: 5 Aesthetics: 6 Animation: 7 Plot: 6 Pacing: 4 Sum: 28/50   Important Features: Boats Sailing The ocean The South Pacific Volcanology A shapeshifter Coconuts Music that is… Continue reading Quicklist Reviews: Moana

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3P Reviews: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Breakdown Rating: Characters: 4 Aesthetics: 5 Dialogue: 3 Main Plot: 3 Subplots: 5 Sum: 20/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: Some familiarity with franchise   Part One: WHERE ARE THE FUCKING DRAGONS!? As with the other major narrative in the recent Harry Potter revival (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Fantastic Beasts was off to a… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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3P Reviews: Lars and the Real Girl

Breakdown Rating: Characters: 7 Aesthetics: 5 Creativity: 7 Plot: 7 Subplots: 5 Sum: 31/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Part One: Be Specific With Your Mail-Order Brides I had never heard of this film until my dad recommended it and showed me a trailer after watching La La Land. A relatively small film… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Lars and the Real Girl

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3P Reviews: Dunkirk

Breakdown Rating: Characters: 6 Aesthetics: 7 Creativity: 7 Plot: 7 Subplots: 6 Sum: 33/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Dunkirk   Part One: The Clone Troopers As one of relatively few films I have seen in theatres this year and one with a great deal of buzz around it, both good and bad,… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Dunkirk

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3P Reviews: Logan

Breakdown Rating: Characters: 7 Aesthetics: 7 Creativity: 5 Overall Plot: 7 Subplots: 6 Sum: 32/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: Some familiarity with series Logan Part One: Angst and Knuckle Knives The latest superhero film I’ve watched, though it came out at the start of the year, I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect from Logan. As I’ve mentioned in other… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Logan