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Favorite films

  • The Shining
  • Brazil
  • Interstellar
  • Sucker Punch

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  • Tenet

    ★★★★

  • Oppenheimer

    ★★★★★

  • Drive-Away Dolls

    ★★★½

  • Blood Simple

    ★★★½

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  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★★

    It's still very funny that the Macguffin that will destroy the world is called "The Algorithm" even though it has nothing to do with algorithms. Nolan might as well have called it "The Netflix."

  • Oppenheimer

    Oppenheimer

    ★★★★★

    GRAY
    Dr. Oppenheimer, when *did* your strong moral convictions develop with respect to the Hydrogen bomb?

    *I open my eyes, exhausted ...*

    OPPENHEIMER
    When it became clear to me that we would tend to use any weapon we had.

    That's from the screenplay. If you want to understand why this movie has registered so deeply with so many, all you have to understand is the number of ways this little back and forth can apply. We are all Oppenheimer. We…

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  • Sound of Freedom

    Sound of Freedom

    ★★★

    Competently shot and well-acted with a very good cast, though giving off strong "eat your vegetables" vibes. (This is as much like homework as any black-and-white classic or modern oscar-bait movie that gets tagged with the "veggies" label.)

    At the end of the movie, Jim Caviezel comes on the screen and gives a "thanks for coming to the movies, this is the power of theaters" speech of the sort we've seen a lot of at the BEGINNING of movies (most…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

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

    Did Cliff do it?

    Murder his wife, I mean. There's an intentional ambiguity to the question, an open-endedness. After all, we never see him pull the trigger on that speargun, even if we see his finger curled around it in violation of gun safety etiquette. Kurt Russell's character seems to think he did, as do others on the set of THE GREEN HORNET. Rick, on the other hand, brushes that aside as nonsense. An unfair pejorative slapped on a war…