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  • Boys State

    Boys State

    Groyper. Groyper. Groyper. Groyper! Groyper! Groyper! GROYPER! GROYPER!

    Entertaining enough and probably very nostalgic for anyone who did debate, Model UN, etc., but the fact that it's yet another A24-distributed non-genre film that people who look like this are shamelessly promoting as scary, terrifying, or a "horror movie" will doubtless make it hard for general audiences to approach it with an open mind and reasonable expectations.

    I find it both funny and deflating that the "conservative" party in the movie is led by a charisma-deficient, uninspiring Facts and Logic guy whom the other kids compare to Ben Shapiro.

  • Contagion

    Contagion

    Is this the most financially and socially destructive film of all time? There are so many valid competitors, especially from the 60s, but I can't fathom anything being as demoralizing, corrosive, and ruinous as Contagion.

    All of our unelected and/or unaccountable moneyed elites will be LARPing as Soderberghian heroes until the end of the year, and there's nothing you or I can do about it.

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    "We have no obligation to make history. We have no obligation to make art. We have no obligation to make a statement. To make money is our only objective." ~ Michael Eisner at Paramount, 1981

  • BlacKkKlansman

    BlacKkKlansman

    I almost threw popcorn at the screen in anger. Way to go, exploiting somebody's death for your radical political cause, Spike Lee. You hack. Armond White put it best when he wrote, "Lee has made a career out of appeasing guilty white liberals."

    I haven't seen the first part of the movie yet, so I'll revise the rating if the rest is any better from a basic filmmaking standpoint.


    Update: So I watched it again all the way through because…