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  • Office Space

    ★★★★

  • The Card Counter

    ★★★

  • Starman

    ★★★★

  • Malignant

    ★★★★

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  • Office Space

    Office Space

    ★★★★

    Haven’t watched this in years and it made for a pleasant rewatch. Doesn’t quite bowl me over with laughs the way it did when I was a teen, but that may just be due to familiarity. The social commentary hits harder after serving time in a cubicle for a year or so though, holy shit.

  • The Card Counter

    The Card Counter

    ★★★

    Wish I liked this more, but I felt the same way I did coming out of First Reformed, in that I could sort of see the big picture but couldn’t quite vibe with the nuance of how Schrader was painting that picture (if that makes any sense). I dunno, maybe Schrader just isn’t my guy because I’ve felt similarly uncertain about all of his features so far. A me problem? Not sure. Oscar Isaac is really great though; he needs to do more stuff like this.

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  • Late Night

    Late Night

    ★★

    How do you make a movie skewering straight white male comedians and then give a cameo to Bill Maher?!

  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    ★★

    Let this film stand as a testament to the fact that Gareth Edwards had the right idea, and as a perfect case study of learning all the wrong lessons from what came before.

    Edwards's film is frequently derided for being a boring slog that doesn't give the fans enough of what they want, i.e. Godzilla, and maybe another monster or two for him to pound on. I myself initially came out of that film feeling mixed about the lacking appearance…