Don’t Think Twice

CONCLUSION: WATCH IT

An improv troupe struggles to keep their gang together.

Based On: original screenplay

Plot: Happily morose – Birbiglia did it again.

Characters: Human, raw, complex, relatable.

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Sing Street

CONCLUSION: WATCH IT

A wonderful indie film about an Irish kid starting a band, finding his voice, and helping a girl.

Based On: original screenplay

Plot: Set in 1985, a sweet story of a kid trying to find his place.

Characters: Charming, interesting, and really well performed.

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Eddie the Eagle

CONCLUSION: WATCH IT

Adorably triumphant. The story of a boy with a dream.

Based On: true story (loosely)

Plot: The perseverance of an underdog.

Characters: Endearing and interesting.

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The Nice Guys

CONCLUSION: WATCH IT

A well-orchestrated and entertaining catastrophe. A perfectly-timed physical comedy.

Based On: an original screenplay

Plot: Two average private detectives with individual strengths end up teaming up.

Characters: Not complex, but crafted enough to round out a comedic action film.

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Swiss Army Man

CONCLUSION: WATCH IT

If you allow yourself to get past a disgusted reaction to farts, this movie is a weird and unique lesson in life and love.

Based On: original screenplay

Plot: Surprisingly endearing.

Characters: I mean, the whole thing is pretty weird, but they were both great.

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Deadpool

CONCLUSION: WATCH IT

Hilarious and action-packed with a running start.

Based On: a comic book

Plot: Simple, thorough, and sprinkled with hilarity and sass.

Characters: Reynolds’ one-liners and timing were hilarious. All the actors were great.

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Sisters

CONCLUSION: WATCH IT

Funny, charming, and what a great duo.

Based On: original screenplay

Plot: Fairly simple, but not unentertaining.

Characters: Tina Fey is always great, but Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph’s performances and characters were awesome.

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