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  • Dog Day Afternoon
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  • Fail Safe

    ★★★★½

  • Charley Varrick

    ★★★★

  • Charade

    ★★★★

  • Halloween

    ★★★★½

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  • Charley Varrick

    Charley Varrick

    ★★★★

    Classic Thriller. By the numbers in the best way. This movie is just here to show you a character who you know is gonna dodge trouble and you never believe for one moment because Matthau is in such control that he won’t. It’s also an interesting world portrait of that kind of 70’s Southwest existence. Siegel throws some tidbits in there that feel authentic and makes the body of the picture richer. If the movie has one “flaw” is it’s…

  • Charade

    Charade

    ★★★★

    Remember when Hollywood made fun movies? Just a good time, even what’s ridiculous about it you don’t care cause it’s all in the spirit of a good time. Matthau is underused though.

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  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    Nah bruh, this ain’t it. 

    This cinematic trend to beautify Black struggle and minimize it narratively to some struggle of “self” rather than a real analysis of how Blackness always gets the short end of the stick by design is a horrible trend. This film attempted to use cinematic tricks and visual aesthetics to cover up for the fact it has nothing real to say about what has happened to Black people in gentrification despite its grandiose title. It hides…

  • The Social Dilemma

    The Social Dilemma

    ½

    Let me get this out the way, this doc is absolutely awful. It’s the equivalent of “Say no to drugs” campaign infomercials they had in the ’80s. Alarmist, fear-mongering (as it criticizes fear-mongering) and is built to be a cheap confessional for a bunch of White people who got rich off of social media and are now promoting themselves as ethical tech folks cause suddenly they see the light. Rubbish. I don’t see them giving their fortunes back cause they…