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  • True Identity

    True Identity

    ★★½

    When this movie works, it works so well that you want to forgive it for its shortcomings. Lenny Henry is endearing as the lead role and every joke or observation hinged on race in this film works, even if it is a bit familiar. Andy Breckman's script works in tandem with that aspect, with some decent enough digs at the racial politics of the late eighties/early nineties (even if it does feel like a soft retread of similar scenes in…

  • Jesus Christ Superstar

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    ★½

    I want to applaud the film for having the aspirations to try and translate some techniques from experimental theatre to film, with the anachronistic costuming and using ruins as the location for the narrative. This film is ridiculously well shot; there are so many beautiful shots in this movie thanks to the natural beauty of the landscape and some stunning visual compositions. Douglas Slocombe is the MVP of this crew. However, for the most part, that was all I enjoyed…

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  • Double Teamed

    Double Teamed

    The title did not age well.

  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    ★★★★★

    Honestly the fact that I have to be subjugated to Michael Shannon's bare, thrusting ass but never got to see Amphibean Man's penis is so disgusting and disrespectul.