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  • The Boys in the Band

    The Boys in the Band

    ★★★★

    I read today that filming has wrapped on the remake of The Boys In The Band for Netflix, but it isn't due to be released for another year, presumably to coincide with the 50-year anniversary of the original.
    50 years...
    Let that sink in for a minute.

    I certainly did while watching the original today for the first time. It really serves to highlight just far we've come, and at the same time, just how little things have changed.

    I…

  • Wet Hot American Summer

    Wet Hot American Summer

    ★★★

    I remember seeing posters for this everywhere back when it was released in 2001, when I worked in a Manhattan sports bar for the summer, but I didn't get around to seeing it at the time, despite my best intentions.

    Well, I'm now watching for the first time 18 years later (almost the same time period between when it was set and when it was released) and it probably wasn't worth the wait, though this is fun and quotable and…

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  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra

    ★★★★

    Brad Pitt + Daddy issues + beautiful cinematography + the terrifying idea of how remote and infinite space is = it's a solid yes from me!

  • The Lodge

    The Lodge

    ★★½

    SUFF 2019 #4

    There's a lot to like with The Lodge, which builds upon a strong opening with a tense atmosphere throughout.

    It's impossible, however, not to compare it to last year's Hereditary, which deals with similar themes of trauma and mental illness within a family and The Shining which shares a similar setting, in an isolated, frozen location.... and trauma and mental illness within a family.

    Them some lofty goals! And ultimately this can't quite reach them, eventually playing…