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  • Home Alone
  • Lady Bird
  • Star Wars
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

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  • Vengeance

    ★½

  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    ★★

  • Barry Lyndon

    ★★★★★

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    ★★★½

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  • Vengeance

    Vengeance

    ★½

    'You're a guy who already has everything. Why do you need a podcast?' asks one of the supporting characters in BJ Novak's directorial debut Vengeance, which he also writes and stars in. Instantly, this movie needs to dig itself out of a hole. Our protagonist has everything. He's just trying to get one more thing. The stakes could not be lower. And the new thing he's trying to get? It's a podcast. Remember when I said the stakes could not…

  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    the critical response to this movie has been SO generous. my god. it has so many giant problems!

    - the engine of the story makes absolutely no sense and feels completely made up and you just kind of have to ignore it. we're expected to believe a super important machine was fully constructed and no one copied down the blueprints in any form?? and if the scientist is dead this technology won't exist again??? the toothpaste is out of the…

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  • On the Line

    On the Line

    kevin just met the girl of his dreams. there's only one small problem...

    he didn't ask for her name.
    or anything important about her.
    and he's gay.

    so really, three problems.

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=haeuGMRlAwo

  • Two Lovers

    Two Lovers

    ★★★★½

    two lovers keeps on giving. this time i really appreciated the allegorical potency of jaoquin's dilemma. whether it's love or food or jobs or belief systems or bedtimes... there's the one you want that's completely wrong and bad for you and stresses you the fuck out, and the one that's safe and inoffensive and will take care of you, and there's nothingness. (and the best one where everything aligns seems nonexistent). which will it be? the ambiguous ending is so…