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  • South

    South

    ★★★½

    Animal videos as human heroism, with all the nasty bits elided.

  • Relaxer

    Relaxer

    ★★★★

    The second funniest movie of 2018, and one of its saddest. Potrykus-Burge is one of the most fruitful artistic collaborations we have right now, and perhaps no challenge in the film is as absurd as the one Potrykus puts Burge through in making this (and making it about his body).

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  • Certified Copy

    Certified Copy

    ★★★★★

    Second viewing confirms this is among the handful of films I'd consider my all-time favorites. Everything I want in a film is here. (Well, I could use a chase scene with a car explosion, I guess.)

    What's the movie about? It's about an hour and forty-five minutes.

    An hour and forty-five minutes of dizzying, glorious, beautiful starts and stops, ideas and emotions, reality and fiction, truth and lies, beauty and deceit. AK demands our attention, but doesn't mind if we…

  • The Social Network

    The Social Network

    ★★★★

    Aaron Sorkin demands that at each moment you recognize exactly how intelligent he is. Every turn of phrase, overlapped sentence, and twist in the argument screams to be heard as written by Aaron Sorkin. The obvious problem with wanting people to know just how intelligent you are is that people will find out just how intelligent you are. One surmises that everything Sorkin has contemplated in relation to technology, online/offline, class, social hierarchies, elitism is right there in the script,…