Pre-Code girl in a PCA world.

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  • The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man


    Sort of silly (hate it when my optics-expert ex stalks me invisibly, due to his optics expertise), but well done and tense and all.

  • Flatliners



    Did the screenwriter suffer a traumatic brain injury or something

Popular reviews

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut


    Seeing this movie for the first time when I've already got Stage IV Epstein Brain is quite the fucking experience, let me tell you that. I knew going into it that the orgy scene would just be sex nerd stuff, and about as shocking as the orgy scene in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia; but WHEW, the rest.

    On a recent-ish episode of Chapo Trap House, they said that this film is best understood as a bone-dry comedy, and I'd…

  • Chernobyl



    Great, grim, gripping stuff. The way it presents how the catastrophe happened, and how it explains the nitty-gritty nuclear physics stuff, is really detailed, historically accurate--and, who'd have thunk it, actually interesting. Jared Harris is terrific, as usual, as Valery Legasov, one of the chief scientific investigators on the Soviet commission convened to manage the disaster; and so is is Stellan Skarsgård, as Boris Shcherbina, deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers and placed in charge of crisis management.