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  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Incendies
  • Parasite
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  • Teeth

    ★★★½

  • Pray Away

    ★★★½

  • Close Encounters of the Fifth Kind

    ★★

  • The Neon Demon

    ★★★

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  • Teeth

    Teeth

    ★★★½

    This is just a better Promising Young Woman. 

    Yeah, I said it.

    This sexual satire has a lot wrapped up in it. Themes surrounding abuse, sexual repression / discovery & consent. There’s a lot of symbolism throughout, some of it pointed, but that didn’t bother me given it’s a satire. but all in all it’s a fun ride. Pretty neatly written script, sharp, and a lot smarter than it seems on the surface.

    This is literally what Promising Young Woman tried to be but failed.

  • Pray Away

    Pray Away

    ★★★½

    A documentary that captures a heartbreaking look into the world of gay conversion therapy, along with the touching stories of ex-leaders and members who survived. 

    Poignantly done.

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  • Close Encounters of the Fifth Kind

    Close Encounters of the Fifth Kind

    Intriguing topic (I’m a sucker for anything paranormal / extra-terrestrial) - but boring format.

    This doc was 2 hours. Could have been an hour or less. Clunky and bloated.

  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    ★★★

    While I enjoyed this a bit (only a bit) more than Drive, I’ve come to realize that my perception of Refn is that he values style more than substance.

    The Neon Demon is beautifully shot. The composition for some of these moments in the film is incredible. Also, Cliff Martinez’ score is great, while sometimes too overbearing in my opinion. 

    This film felt like it was all one act. There’s no typical structure and the pacing stays constantly steady. It…

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  • Luzzu

    Luzzu

    ★★★½

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

    Grand Theft Fishing: Malta

    Hot fisherman is trying to make a living. Hot fisherman has hot wife and their son isn’t growing. Hot fisherman sells illegal fish, sells gas, sells fake scallops to make end’s meet for his son. He’s hot and he HUSTLES. Hot fisherman eventually retires his boat for $7K and buys a freezer van to keep hustling. Very hot fisherman, lots of fish. FISH

  • Wild Indian

    Wild Indian

    ★★★

    Wild Indian was only wild in the first two acts


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