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  • Alita: Battle Angel

    Alita: Battle Angel

    ★★★½

    “You’re not a hunter warrior, you’re an URM berzerker.” (may or may not be paraphrasing, but pretty much the real line of dialogue)

    Once it finally lets go of the audience’s hand and stops with the constant exposition, it takes off running and doesn’t stop.

    This better make enough money for a sequel, especially because the appearance of THAT actor at the end promises great things.



    [edit: PRO TIP: don’t scroll too far down the cast list on Letterboxd, because it tells you who the actor is.]

  • I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore

    I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore

    ★★★★

    Jeremy Saulnier meets Wes Anderson/Coen Brothers.

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    I feel as though a big reason for why 2016 was such a bad year for most people on this planet was because there was a lack of anything genuine. Through it all, many of the things that were said or done by the media, politicians, Hollywood and the population in general were thought up without any bona fide thought or emotion. That is not to say that the entire year was full of shitty events and people, but #fuck2016…

  • The Godfather: Part II

    The Godfather: Part II

    ★★★★★

    Everything that could have possibly been said about The Godfather and its sequel has already been said, so I'll say nothing.





















    Okay, I'll say one thing.

    I can't think of a better way to watch this other than in Radio City Music Hall with a packed crowd and an anniversary panel with the cast and director. Coppola and Duvall talking about their experiences with Brando will remain implanted in my mind for a long, long time.

    I would not have…