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  • True Lies

    True Lies

    ★★★½

    I miss you forever Georgetown Mall with shops which were filmed accurately along with the bathroom down a hallway. And Marriott which...was sort of nearby.

    Edit: This also feels like it needs an explanation about the Georgetown Mall, what The Sharper Image was and countless other things. But I can simply all of that by saying "look at Touch of Modern and use the promo code Stamps.com" for anyone born after 2000.

  • Freshbuzz (subway.com)

    Freshbuzz (subway.com)

    ★★★½

    Originally a part of a museum/installation video edition and now firmly living in the modern nomenclature of "desktop cinema," Freshbuzz (subway.com) is a hard sit through for normal folks until you get into the rhythm (or "score" as Cory Arcangel put it during a ScreenSlate Q&A) of navigating a 2014 website. Some hopeful standards do shine through (a "Kisok" typo in a training video made from some version of iMovie) along with the now-dead "SubGear" section for bootleg Subway clothing.…

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  • Batman Forever

    Batman Forever

    ★★★

    One of the greatest shots of all time is the file footage of Tommy Lee Jones having acid thrown at him in a court room and sudden cut (in archival footage) of Batman, seated in the first row of the court, leaping over the guard rail.

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    An amazing cast is brought together to ask the question: "what happens if we shift the tone of the film every ten minutes then won't the audience look like jerks for thinking one thing and not the other and what if this keeps running on like this run-on sentence until you think there's an ending; but wait you didn't expect that semi-colon now the sentence keeps going just like this film and now conflict resolutions will be coming any minute…