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phd, modern culture and media, brown university
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Miami Vice 2006
I still think everything that makes this movie good is just "All The Stuff Michael Mann Was Doing With Digital Between 2002-2015" but when it hits it hits
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind 1984
First episode of my new movie podcast with my bud Corbin. Keep your ears peeled, it's gonna be good.
Mission: Impossible II 2000
13 years old: WHOAAAAAAA AAAAAAWWWEEEESSSOOOOOMMMEEEEEEEEEEEEE
22 years old: what garbage, I prefer *art* films
31 years old: WHOAAAAAAA AAAAAAWWWEEEESSSOOOOOMMMEEEEEEEEEEEEE
The Matrix Resurrections 2021
I can't believe this was as good as it was (and I'm also a little peeved this came out 4 months after finishing my dissertation, because that whole project was basically asking why this movie didn't exist yet, lol).
There were a few cringe lib Gen X moments (all the stuff about snarky clap-backs to Problematic Guys doesn't really feel like a map out of just how dire the situation is that the rest of the film diagnoses...), but you…