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  • Drawing Restraint 9

    ★★★★★

  • American Gadfly

  • Cremaster 5

    ★★★★½

  • Red Rocket

    ★★

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  • Drawing Restraint 9

    Drawing Restraint 9

    ★★★★★

    Björk and Matthew Barney were the original Kimye, this is their Bound 2.

  • Red Rocket

    Red Rocket

    ★★

    Baker’s portraits of marginalized communities have always felt contrived and exploitive to me, his brand of Americana would seem better suited if he ditched the realism angle for something a bit more transgressive that more overtly embraces the schlock a la John Waters or Harmony Korine (the Waters quote that A24 has plastered on their Instagram ads is frankly the only reason I gave this a shot). It comes the closest of his films to matching that desire, but it’s…

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