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  • Evil Dead II
  • Near Dark
  • Robot Monster
  • Dawn of the Dead

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  • Sonatine

    ★★★★½

  • Dirty Work

    ★★★★

  • Final Destination 2

    ★★★★

  • 3 Women

    ★★★★

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  • Sonatine

    Sonatine

    ★★★★½

    I think it’s in Roger Ebert’s review of The Godfather that he relates how actual mafioso describe the life as long, dull stretches of waiting around punctuated by sudden moments of violence. No movie conveys that atmosphere better than this one. Vividly communicates the spiritual toll a life of violence takes without ever once feeling patronising or moralistic. This is not a film bereft of beauty, whether it comes in the form of the beautiful seaside vistas or Joe Hisaishi’s…

  • Dirty Work

    Dirty Work

    ★★★★

    “Oh, the opera! Yes, we are ruining that.”

    RIP Norm.

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  • Under the Silver Lake

    Under the Silver Lake

    ★★

    Inherent Vice for guys in their 30s who have their Tinder age range set to 18-24

  • The Matrix

    The Matrix

    ★★★★½

    I'll be honest: I'm not really excited about the new Matrix movie. We tried Matrix sequels before, they sucked, and the two best actors from the original aren't even in the new one apparently. Pass. No Larry, no sale.

    The original though? Gotta say, still absolutely fuckin slaps. Sure, you could say it rips off other stuff - The Invisibles, Ghost in the Shell, Blade, etc. - but it kind of feels like it HAS to, its reason for being…