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  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    ★★★½

    “I certainly don’t have any regrets.”
    “That can’t be true.”

  • The Hidden

    The Hidden

    ★★★★

    Agent Cooper is the Man Who Fell To Earth, the slickly suited terra-firma tourist partnered with the no-nonsense local-PD detective, the ultimate otherworldly odd-couple pair in pursuit of an alien on a Bay Area crime spree — it’s buddy-cop Body Snatchers, and the straight man is one of them too. The creepy little Big Bad hops from host to host and walks among us in perfect disguise, indistinguishable except for attitude, which runs petulant and entitled: he wants fast cars,…

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  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad

    ½

    Something I’ve learned writing about the cinema professionally for a number of years is that there are bad movies and bad times at the movies, and the latter are considerably worse. Bad movies can be laugh riots, howlers, like shoddy horror pictures or inane science-fiction, to be indulged in or cackled through or suffered with glee. Bad movies are often likeable, or somehow charming, or else might endear themselves to you with personality or ambition, like, say, Southland Tales or…

  • Suburbicon

    Suburbicon

    just because you're in some Coen brothers movies doesn't mean you can make a Coen brothers movie