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  • Kes
  • The Time to Live and the Time to Die
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Amarcord

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  • Dust in the Wind

    ★★★½

  • The Sounds of Science

    ★★★★½

  • Godland

    ★★★★½

  • Kes

    ★★★★★

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  • The Sounds of Science

    The Sounds of Science

    ★★★★½

    Some of the craziest shit I’ve ever seen. Extraordinary

  • Godland

    Godland

    ★★★★½

    A glacially paced period piece set in a harsh and unforgiving landscape? Horses? Vistas? Academy ratio? Folk songs? In other words, right up my goddamn alley

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  • War and Peace

    War and Peace

    ★★★★★

    I spent a little over 10 hours in a theater today. 2 hours of that time was spent in intermission, fighting the horde of bewildered octogenarians shambling for the bathroom. The other 8 was spent soaking up unprecedented spectacle.
     
    Look, I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again, I’m a sucker for period epics and this thing checks off all my boxes. Hats? Not a bald head in sight. Snow? Enough to drive Napoleon out of Russia. Duels? Only one,…

  • The Report

    The Report

    ★★★

    *every scene in this movie*
    Adam Driver: Don't you see?? The CIA! They’re monsters!
    Annette Benning: Wait a minute...So you’re telling me the CIA were monsters. . . and got away with it?!?!

    Essential content in an inessential package. Like if a manilla envelope was a movie. The information inside might be invaluable, but on the outside it’s still a boring envelope. Couldn’t you have splurged on a folder? High gloss? Leather cover? A binder maybe? Either way, Adam Driver…