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  • Kwaidan
  • Total Recall
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • An Autumn Afternoon

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  • The Insider

    ★★★★

  • Alien: Covenant

    ★★★★

  • Prometheus

    ★★★

  • Equilibrium

    ★★★

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  • The Insider

    The Insider

    ★★★★

    Sometimes there's a man. He's the man for his time and place. He is...the Insider. In American film the Insider exists sort of like our own occluded Mahdi. He surfaces here and there, absorbing our corporate sins and grievances, but he exists eternally, outside time, along with another American interdimensional entity, the Newsman. The Insider and the Newsman often work hand in hand, regulating the evil forces that pass through the corporate portal into our world. They aren't always successful,…

  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    ★★★★

    A better film than Prometheus. Sure it's derivative, but it's surprisingly unpredictable, and much scarier than Prometheus. The writing and casting is better; I actually understand the motivations of each character's actions, and the crew's personalities mesh in a way that in Prometheus just felt wooden. It's also absolutely disgusting in that Dead Ringers type of way, and it's probably not a coincidence that, much like that movie, Covenant revolves around a set of twins. (I even feel like the…

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  • Nomadland

    Nomadland

    ★★½

    One of those films where people roam this godforsaken country looking for meaning. Well there isn't any! Hope this helps.

  • The Cable Guy

    The Cable Guy

    ★★★★

    When I saw this as a kid I just sort of took for granted that it was another Jim Carrey movie, perhaps not one of his best but still entertaining. Watching it now it’s interesting to see how easily it could have gone off the rails. It’s a very tightly constructed movie, with every character operating in a sort of harmony with every other character. Even the camerawork is meticulous. Watch the scene where the cable guy scopes out Steven…