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Quantumania’ Is the Worst Reviewed MCU Movie

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania had a very big weekend (we love size jokes when writing about Ant-Man movies, don’t we folks?) at the box office. The film grossed some $120 million in the United States over the President’s Day weekend, and some $240 million worldwide. That’s easily the best opening in the franchise’s history; Ant-Man grossed $57 million in its debut in 2015 and Ant-Man and the Wasp made $75 million in 2018. But if tons of people came out to see the film, some of them weren’t necessarily enthused with what they saw. The film earned a “B” from CinemaScore, which polls paying moviegoers on opening night. That’s way worse than the A and A- the first two Ant-Man films received, respectively. And Quantumania’s ...

Let It Be Morning movie review (2023)

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At first, it seems as if we might be looking through the protective grille of a helmet, but it’s the point-of-view of caged doves that are eventually supposed to take flight to exalt the couple’s union. Revelers lift the bride Lina (Yara Elham Jarrar), and the groom Aziz (Samir Bishirat), over their heads and carry them around the dance floor. We meet Aziz’s sad-seeming older brother Sami (Alex Bakri), who is visiting from Jerusalem, where he has a cushy tech executive job, a wife and young son who have accompanied him, and a mistress that he secretly texts. Sami’s wife Mira (Juna Suleiman) is frustrated that Sami doesn’t touch her anymore but suppresses her instincts about what that might mean.  We meet Sami and Aziz’s brother-in-law Nabil (Doraid Liddawi), the husband of their o...