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  • Nashville
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • Serie Noire
  • Ordet

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  • Thundercrack!

    ★★★★½

  • Johnny Mnemonic

    ★★★★

  • John Wick

    ★★★½

  • The Matrix Revolutions

    ★★★

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  • The King of Comedy

    The King of Comedy

    ★★★★★

    Each generation curates their own canon-- the stable of truly great films they grew up watching that inform and inspire their own work, and hope to preserve for generations to come. The filmmakers of the French New Wave canonized the greatest films of the Studio Era-- Hawks’s Red River (1948), Ford’s The Searchers (1956), Hithcock’s Vertigo (1958). The next generation of filmmakers, New Hollywood, canonized the greatest films of the French New Wave-- Truffaut’s The 400 Blows (1959), Godard’s Breathless…

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  • Thundercrack!

    Thundercrack!

    ★★★★½

    One of my new favorite discoveries. Definitely going to shell out for the bluray of this highly stylized, goofy, queer, arthouse hardcore flick which made me laugh harder than damn near any comedy in years.

  • Miami Blues

    Miami Blues

    ★★★★

    A very good movie but the novel is great in ways the film sanitizes or changes for the worse. Still Baldwin is fucking great.

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  • Zoo

    Zoo

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    it's your basic story. boy meets girl, boy divorces girl, boy meets horse and gets fucked to death by it.

  • Joker

    Joker

    What’s frustrating about a movie that revels in its emptiness is that by taking it seriously, the critic only ends up making himself look dumb. That’s fine by me though⁠— I already look like a horse’s ass. What Joker (2019) and joker Todd Phillips don’t understand is that that there is no such thing as an absence of ideology. A foundational element of critical theory is that everything is political; there’s no such thing as an image without a message.…