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  • The Shining
  • Brazil
  • Interstellar
  • Sucker Punch

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  • Triangle of Sadness

    ★★★½

  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    ★★★★

  • Infinity Pool

    ★★★★

  • Possessor

    ★★★★

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  • Triangle of Sadness

    Triangle of Sadness

    ★★★½

    I feel like this is an almost perfect movie if it ends with the ship sinking and then it goes on for another hour after that.

  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    ★★★★

    Bold choice to borrow the score from ANNIHILATION.

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  • Avatar: The Way of Water

    Avatar: The Way of Water

    ★★★★

    A genuine visual masterpiece, even if I have some quibbles with the deployment of the HFR (which is good and immersive in 3D). The story is an improvement on the first, though still not, you know, going to win anyone a screenplay Oscar.

    Full review here.

  • 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…