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  • Belle

    ★★

  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    ★★

  • The Matrix

    ★★★★★

  • Don't Look Up

    ★★

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  • Belle

    Belle

    Too much singing.

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★½

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

    I had fun and I’m having a hard time having fun lately. Dragons! Alright! Hell yeah! I can't get down with the girlboss victory of taking over your father's evil empire with your own very similar empire (complete with a quick shot of a certain type of wheat-paste on your secret military compound walls, gag) and all the aspirational capitalism fueling this thing in the background, but look, I'll shut up. I've never been quite convinced by that Marvel thing…

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  • The Card Counter

    The Card Counter

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

    "Abu Ghraib torturer, but make him sexy" is a weird movie to drop on basically 9/11. I read the Richard Brody review that unconvincingly tries to fill in some of the massive the holes in the writing. In it, Brody imagines that main dude always takes down pictures from hotel walls and tediously wraps everything in sheets (prominent trailer flourishes never explained in the film) to deliberately evoke a "prisonlike austerity", and that Isaac's character's life of a professional casino…

  • Shiva Baby

    Shiva Baby

    ★★★★★

    I have recently learned that the lead actor is neither queer nor a Jew and I haven’t decided if I’m personally offended by this, because you know, ACTING! and regardless, this was on many levels delightfully stressful.