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  • Men

    Men

    Garland is mostly inept at doing cosmic horror and everything that comes with the dinner. One thuddingly obvious idea contorted but not really stretched; the film feels like it’s almost always battling uphill forever in search of a provocative image or tense sequence. Buckley is adrift here, never managing to salvage much; there are glimmers of a performer briefly transcending the material, but Garland’s script smothers any of that goodwill. Imagine mother! (say what you will of that film) but drugged and…

  • The Last Temptation of Christ

    The Last Temptation of Christ

    Pretty sick how there was a time when you could do things like cast David Bowie as Pontius Pilate. Now it would be someone like Paul Dano I guess.

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