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  • When Harry Met Sally...

    When Harry Met Sally...

    Bruno Kirby looks like Rainer Werner Fassbinder in this. The batting cage scene in particular. The film is romantic, as well.

  • The Master

    The Master

    “Jim Day? Jim Day Jim Day? That Jim Day?”

    great writing. great movie!

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Enjoyed the first hour or so, then felt totally beat up and exhausted. Felt like someone saying “I LOOOOOVE YOOOOOUUUUU” in super slo-mo for the last 80 minutes. A classic case of “if everything is awesome, then nothing is.” Its flaws are summed up—I think—by the gential blurring during the butt plug fight. A properly daring movie would have the nerve to show the dick and balls flopping around. The epic bacon “I put everything on a bagel!” humour also…

  • The Beatles: Get Back

    The Beatles: Get Back

    I don't know enough about film restoration to comment specifically on what was "done" to the original 16mm footage, but I will say this, broadly, about Jackson's m.o: I find it interesting that a filmmaker who, not so long ago, defined the State of the Art in terms of cutting-edge digital effects (CGI performances, those Hobet movies that were so hi-def they looked like Brazzers joints, etc.) now seems obsessed with rendering "old" material contemporary. (Compare this with another tech…