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  • Women Talking
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  • Shaolin Soccer
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  • 80 for Brady

    ★★★★★

  • Knock at the Cabin

    ★★★★★

  • Green Room

    ★★★★

  • Shaolin Soccer

    ★★★★★

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  • TÁR

    TÁR

    ★★★★★

    I’ve been wondering how to start this, and I don’t know how I will end it. I was sitting down for a while wondering how I would do it in a way that I felt did my thoughts and feelings justice. I was wondering if explaining my own thoughts and feelings would translate to others beyond myself. After all I’m just an interpreter and my words are not universally felt. As much as I may want everyone to understand me…

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    ★★★★★

    “When this kind of fire starts, it is very hard to put out. The tender boughs of innocence burn first, and the wind rises, and then all goodness is in jeopardy” 

    Log Lady says this to Laura before she enters The Bang Bang Bar, and what follows is a scene that I consider one of the most difficult scenes to endure in all of cinema or tv. When you’ve seen this film before and you know what comes next, there is almost…

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  • 80 for Brady

    80 for Brady

    ★★★★★

    John Cassavetes’ Husbands but instead it’s outwardly positive because it’s about female friendships, and specifically older female friendships. (I envy both the wisdom of older age and the tenderness of female to female companionship)

    These are women at an age where you really have no reason to shield any of your insecurities because fuck it? Why would you? You’ve been living on this planet for decades. You’ve shed off that fear of being scared to express your inner feelings many years…

  • Knock at the Cabin

    Knock at the Cabin

    ★★★★★

    Sometimes I want to write a long explanation of why something made me feel the way I felt, and why I don’t understand why the detractors don’t feel it the same way I feel it.

    Here I don’t feel much of a need to explain. I’ll keep it short. 

    Have something to believe in. Something you would be willing to die for because they are worth more and beyond anything that you could ever imagine.

    So much humanity resides in…

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  • The Gray Man

    The Gray Man

    ½

    Just read an interview where one of these bozos laughed at the notion of the cinema being a sacred space to people, and even called it “elitist”, calling a $12 movie ticket in a place as expensive as California, calling one of the most affordable communal entertainment experiences “elitist”. How do you make one of the highest grossing movies of all time and somehow be dumb as fucking rocks. 

    The theater is a sacred space in many ways, I was…

  • PVT Chat

    PVT Chat

    ★★★½

    Thank God theaters are closed cuz they would've Peewee Herman'd my ass for this one