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  • The Souvenir: Part II

    ★★★★★

  • Woman on the Run

    ★★★½

  • American Underdog

    ★★★½

  • The Ninth Configuration

    ★★★½

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  • The Souvenir: Part II

    The Souvenir: Part II

    ★★★★★

    “You’re a human being with life to live. That’s your job.”

    I'm counting this as a 2022 release because A24's release strategy for this was so strange. I finally got to see it as part of their virtual screening room, and boy, did it not disappoint. Maybe I'm biased because the first film in this duo-logy is one of my favorites of the past several years, but I thought 'Part II' was just as magnificent as its predecessor, just in…

  • Woman on the Run

    Woman on the Run

    ★★★½

    “Just look straight ahead, like you did when you got married.”

    A fascinating little crime-of-the-week type of picture with enough thematic resonance to be more than the sum of its parts. With its focus on marriage and the expectations placed on women — along with Ann Sheridan's charmingly cool performance — I'd liken it to the recent stunner 'The Lost Daughter'.

    Now, the twist is where the movie is really let down. I'm not sure how one would go about…

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  • South Park: Post COVID

    South Park: Post COVID

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    “No, kids. Fuck Uncle Kyle.”

    The first 15ish minutes of this was one of the few times I've felt like Matt and Trey were straying into "old man yells at cloud" territory. But I'm happy to report the rest of the hour was pretty good. I cackled at Rabbi Cartman, Clyde being an anti-vaxxer, the personification of a bitchy Alexa AI, and the constant 'Blade Runner 2049' parody throughout. I'm glad Matt and Trey are keeping South Park fresh for…

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★★

    “Now, off with your head.”

    The Sistine Chapel of A24 movies.