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  • Blade Runner
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  • Kinetta
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  • Sex Power

    ★½

  • La La Land

  • 2084

    ★★★★½

  • 2084

    ★★★★½

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  • Sex Power

    Sex Power

    It's probably unfair to ding a film for being (virtually) plotless when the intended context includes weed, LSD, a liquid lightshow, and possibly an amateur psychedelic rock band playing over the dialogue. What it's fair to ding a film for is general technical incompetency and a lack of basic craftsmanship. The cinematography is almost entirely static with several conservative pans. A supposedly American woman speaks with an unmasked British accent. My French is definitely rusty, but the audio quality is…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    With sincere apologies to my sister Clara, Alex, Piper, and anyone else I know who gets a kick out of musicals—they’re just not for me. I’ll refrain from saying anything else right now. More power to the rest of ya, seriously.

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  • Can't Get You Out of My Head

    Can't Get You Out of My Head

    ★★★★★

    As of early 2021, this is the most structurally ambitious and culturally/intellectually vital piece of work that Adam Curtis has generated.

    On the very surface, not all that much is new. Adam Curtis revisits places, people, events, and themes that he's touched upon in his features, written pieces, and shorts from the past twenty years. That can enrich the experience. Places like struggling early 70s New York, where a series of fiscal crisis resulted in the municipal government defaulting to…

  • Gotti

    Gotti

    ★★★★★

    The Losers & Haters haters despise Gotti because deep down they know that the rest of Cinema can’t compete.