Chris Borg

Chris Borg

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Amateur podcast host and Danny Trejo's #1 fan

Favorite films

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • Masculin Féminin
  • Lost in America

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  • In the Fade

    ★★★½

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    ★★★★

  • Theorem

    ★★★½

  • The Room

    ★★★★

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  • Roger & Me

    Roger & Me

    ★★★★½

    Roger & Me documents the real urban decay of what was once a vibrant town. What makes it even more depressing of a film is the fact that it has gotten even worse in the thirty-two years since (such as, the much-publicized lead pollution in the Flint water supply covered in Moore's very own, Fahrenheit 11/9 in fact). You watch as people get angry at other factors, like Money magazine calling Flint "the worst place to live in America" as they…

  • Koyaanisqatsi

    Koyaanisqatsi

    ★★★★★

    Koyaanisqatsi analyzes the aesthetic beauty of the mundane, but hidden behind is the underlying horror of it all.

    Read my full piece here

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  • In the Fade

    In the Fade

    ★★★½

    Really like how Fatih Akin articulates the experiences of Turkish Germans through his films. While Head On was a lot better than In the Fade this has all the great workings of a revenge thriller. The three-act structure is a good way to segment the story, considering how drastic of a shift that last act is. Cinema of desperation.

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    ★★★★

    “Hot Patootie (Bless My Soul)” best song ez

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  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    ★½

    About as topical as a weekly episode of South Park is but...over 90 mins and just so many parts that were staged and scripted. Feel like even contextualized in the coming weeks of the election will not do it any favors. Only was minimally enjoyable due to the "Cody Workman chuckling" commentary track.

  • The Room

    The Room

    ★★★★

    Gonna be interesting watching this and The Rocky Horror Picture Show back to back in a theater setting as a look into the importance of the filmgoing subculture of communal spectatorship.