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  • Heat
  • Nashville
  • Sweet Smell of Success
  • Blade Runner

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  • Black Widow

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  • Avengers: Endgame

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  • Avengers: Infinity War

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  • Mad Max

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  • Mad Max

    Mad Max

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    Unevenly paced but not anymore than most low budget exploitation films of the time. Still, what it has are about six or so really intense sequences that make the whole film work. The little movie that could.

  • The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story

    The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story

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    Great as a little nostalgia rundown of the big Nick shows with a few bts tidbits. Not much as a documentary. Still, some enlightening interviews and details.

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  • Dogville

    Dogville

    Lars von Trier: Knock knock.
    Me: Who's there?
    LvT: Sadness.
    Me: Sadness, who?
    LvT: I hate America.

  • Gap-Toothed Women

    Gap-Toothed Women

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    I'm not sure if there's a better film at highlighting exactly what a good documentary can do and how it does it. This begins with a marginal premise and by determined yet casual focus on that premise at some point flips the tables on the viewer by firmly establishing the viewer within the context of the subject and thereby changing the viewer's impression of the subject. This has happened not so much by polemical argument or emotional appeal, but in…