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  • Contagion

    Contagion

    ★★★

    let's be real, no one would give this kinda corny film a four-star + rating if it wasn't for the current covid-19 pandemic.

    sure, it's edited and paced well enough to make up for a thrill-a-minute blockbuster that keeps the viewers moderately engaged; however, it is frequently marred by superficial characters, a generic storyline, and extremely cheesy writing.

    apart from its shell of general relatability and a methodical approach to scientific idiosyncrasies, this film is more-or-less hollow -- so you'll have more fun if you don't go in expecting anything more.

  • Light Sleeper

    Light Sleeper

    ★★★½

    someone give paul schrader a hug or something idk

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★

    fuck kubrick's hysterical female depiction
    all my homies hate kubrick's hysterical female depiction

  • Synecdoche, New York

    Synecdoche, New York

    ★★★★★

    Neither a witty punch line nor an elaborate research paper will ever be successful in encapsulating the feelings evoked in me while watching this film. Honestly, films like these serve as a testament to the glaring inadequacy of a numerical measuring system that attempts to compartmentalise films on the basis of an arbitrary rating from 1 to 5 — while being completely oblivious of the numerous intricacies, such as emotional impact, that may never be operationalised on a standardised level.…