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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Empire Strikes Back

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  • Bad Education

    ★★★½

  • Decision to Leave

    ★★★★½

  • Aftersun

    ★★½

  • TÁR

    ★★★★½

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  • Bad Education

    Bad Education

    ★★★½

    Watched for a class assignment. The paper I have to write for this movie will mostly be written from an academic perspective but I will post it here when I’m done because I intend to have my efforts bear some fruit. Come back in a week.

  • TÁR

    TÁR

    ★★★★½

    The first great “Literally Me” of the 2020’s.

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  • Love on a Leash

    Love on a Leash

    ★★★★★

    Surprised that Jennifer Ten hasn't tried suing Guillermo del Toro for plagiarism yet.


    Think about it:
    - Human/animal romance that appears to be played straight in both this and The Shape of Water
    - female protagonist has the letters l, i, s, and a in their names (Lisa and Elisa respectively)
    - Heavy green aesthetic in interior and exterior environments; depictions of American suburbia
    - Protagonist is in close association with a closeted gay man and has a best friend…

  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    Why are we still here? Just to suffer?

    I guess every generation gets the Gus Van Sant Psycho remake it deserves. I can’t wait for them to reuse every song with either blatant auto tune, overproduced remixing, or a general downgrade in both vocal memorability and dredged up outtakes rejected 25 years ago. I can’t wait for 30 minutes of extraneous padding so the House of Mouse’s overlords can justify taking people’s money a second time (and some subpar extra…