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  • Children of Men
  • Speed Racer
  • Blade Runner
  • Heat

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  • Toys

    ★★

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★½

  • Father of the Bride

    ★★½

  • There Will Be Blood

    ★★★★★

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  • Toys

    Toys

    ★★

    hard to rate a film that is this visually interesting and just overall bizarre but that quickly proves that it doesn't have any substance to back it up. i guess i'd put it slightly below "cool as ice" because the protagonist is more grating

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★½

    they do that thing from the professor brothers video where "all his enemies in the crowd start to shrug off their grudges as they crack slow smiles, clapping their asses off for him" like five times in this

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  • Gramps Goes to College

    Gramps Goes to College

    a dime-store knock-off of "god's not dead" that trades the go-for-broke insanity of the latter's premise for the self-assured ramblings of a man so high on his own supply of ludicrous niche pet issues that he decides to make an entire film universe in which he is self-evidently correct. not ambitious enough to try to match "GND"'s altmanesque array of interlocking (and equally offensive) storylines, "gramps" focuses all of the devil's intrigues on the titular hero, allowing him to dismiss…

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

    The Trial of the Chicago 7

    ★★★½

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

    i mean ok look. this is a good movie. all the bones - directing, cinematography, score, production design - are fine, not great. the writing is what you'd expect from aaron sorkin: punchy, clever, prone to extended metaphors masquerading as answers to straightforward questions. the story is laid out engagingly, skipping straight to the trial and filling in the backstory of the protests through flashbacks. the acting is mostly quite good, and occasionally rises above the way the characters are…