Tommy

Tommy

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Favorite films

  • Daisies
  • Certain Women
  • Strange Days
  • Cléo from 5 to 7

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  • Rope

    ★★★★

  • Deep Cover

    ★★★★½

  • The Suicide Squad

    ★★★★★

  • The Wind

    ★★★½

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  • Xala

    Xala

    ★★★½

    A lethargic loogie mixed with the sex politics of 30s screwball comedy, the absurdist, flat affect of a Kaurismaki or Buñuel film, and a post-colonial anger at the colonizers and colonized whose money robs Senegal of its virility

  • Signs

    Signs

    ★★★½

    Shyamalan’s post-9/11 trilogy (signs-village-happening) are interesting documents of where American society was emotionally during in the aftermath of the attacks. The Village is the most reactionary of the three, condemning the warping of a tragedy into a tool that would increase the stranglehold our elders had over our nation, making us increasingly fascist and insular. The Happening, meanwhile, presents society paranoid and fractured by years of government distrust, worn down by failure after failure by authority to solve any issues…

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  • Rope

    Rope

    ★★★★

    The real secret they were hiding out in the open is how gay they are

  • Deep Cover

    Deep Cover

    ★★★★½

    Other than the weird implication that you can genetically inherit criminality, kinda fucking uh rules. And Jeff Goldblum plays literal Satan, but if Satan had a small dick

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