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  • High Life

    High Life

    ★★★

    All the topics on display here—life, death, love, sex, and the futility of it all, wrapped up in that oh-so-familiar grim, existential blanket—I’ve seen handled more effectively elsewhere. Nothing in HIGH LIFE grabbed me. It won’t cause me to lie in bed at night in a cold sweat, staring at the ceiling. Afterward, I was left feeling nothing at all.

    Robert Pattinson, who has slowly become a patron saint of creative indie ventures, sleepwalks through this. Really, the only one…

  • Crawl

    Crawl

    ★★★½

    JAWS meets THE POSEIDEN ADVENTURE.

    Probably the most exciting theater experience I've had in recent memory. Also includes some of the best CGI I've seen in a long time. The hurricane-ravaged environments they managed to create are outstanding; gave me major TWISTER vibes. Even the gators look great! And the sound design on this thing is fantastic. And at only 87 minutes, you'll be saving a fortune on your parking validation!

    Pretty astounding that this thing only cost $13.5M. Puts…

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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★★½

    The yin to HEREDITARY's yang. I won't say more, for fear of spoiling the journey. But goddamn, this is one cathartic picture.

    Burn the fucker down.

  • Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

    Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

    ★★★½

    The perfect movie to catch on cable (when your folks didn't know) as an 11-year-old budding trash cinephile, but also the perfect movie to watch as a adult when you want to relive that tingle of what it felt like when you first discovered campy b- and z-movies (on cable, when your folks didn't know).

    Has all the hallmarks of the type of no-budget direct-to-video horror/exploitation fare that was being churned out around this era: drunken, rowdy youths, gratuitous t&a,…