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  • Long Shot

    Long Shot

    ★★★½

    Decently funny but too predictable. The immaturity gets annoying after a while.

  • Monster Party

    Monster Party

    ★★

    Don't Breathe but make it wealthy. For some reason everyone was obsessed with anal sex in this movie.

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  • Iliza Shlesinger: Elder Millennial

    Iliza Shlesinger: Elder Millennial

    ★★

    Decently funny. Very heteronormative.

  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★

    Similarly to how Lost in Translation mocked Japanense culture in the name of “art” and “humor,” Isle of Dogs is a culturally appropriating mess. All of the Japanese characters are racist archetypes filtered through a Western perspective. Although the cinematography and mise-en-scene were fantastic, these issues cannot be ignored. Wes Anderson has always relied on gender roles in his films and this is no different. All of the main characters are men. And the women, besides the white savior figure, are only love interests without anything interesting to say. A dissapointment for such a creative vision.