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  • Dolemite Is My Name

    Dolemite Is My Name

    ★★★

    Murphy is absolutely as good as you've heard, if not better, and this is a really great movie, one that's both an incredibly inspiring underdog story and one that's also just a refreshing breath of air to see something so unapologetically black and different reaching as many people as it is. I'm just having trouble loving this movie beyond an appreciation. It's never really that funny to me and there's not much to wow beyond that... it's totally worth watching,…

  • Testament of Orpheus

    Testament of Orpheus

    ★★★½

    It's true, the only thing you have to do to make something cool is literally just do it backwards.
    I definitely never would have expected anything so outwardly comedic from Cocteau's final movie. He's a great actor and I think it's a shame he never performed in more comedy movies because he's got such a good presence for it. I'm forever infinitely impressed with his special effects and magic too, wowed every time someone would disappear from screen. It's just…

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