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  • The Double Life of Véronique
  • Mysterious Skin
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Secrets & Lies

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  • Minions: The Rise of Gru

    ★½

  • Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

  • The Greatest Beer Run Ever

    ★★½

  • Bodies Bodies Bodies

    ★★★½

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  • Minions: The Rise of Gru

    Minions: The Rise of Gru

    ★½

    Kids deserve a better movie than the Minions movies. Like I'm not saying you should put them in front of an Edward Yang movie or something, but show them something that doesn't treat them like they're stupid. And yeah, I know, it's made for kids and not for me, but kids deserve better movies too. They deserve films that will both challenge and entertain them. That will actually teach them about how to live in the real world while also…

  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

    The statement "art imitates life" has never been truer than it has been here. Hell, I think you could say this about Edward Yang's filmography in general. His films are very fly-on-the-wall, slice-of-life, and overall incredibly grounded. Many moments without dialogue, just showing characters living their lives and going through processes of self-discovery and searching for identity. The search for identity is maybe my favorite theme to explore on film, and something I definitely picked up on with this film…

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  • Paul Blart: Mall Cop

    Paul Blart: Mall Cop

    ★★★★★

    Paul 🅱️lart is the 🅱️est character of all time. Like who the fuck is Travis 🅱️ickle or Darth Vader or 🅱️arry 🅱️ 🅱️enson? This is the only 🅱️lu ray you need. Get rid of that Lady 🅱️ird and Call Me 🅱️y Your Name. Paul 🅱️lart is all you need. Join the West🅱️oro 🅱️aptist Church too.

  • Blonde

    Blonde

    ★½

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me does not deserve to have its name stained by being compared to this.

    Despite the impressive crafts on display and the admittedly daring performance from de Armas (who really does care about this project and doing justice to Marilyn Monroe), this is a truly insufferable experience. I can appreciate a certain degree of self-indulgence, but this film is obnoxiously self-indulgent. So much of this film's directing feels like Dominik is just sitting behind the…