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  • Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project

    Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project

    ★★★

    Before Untouchable (2019), there was Unauthorized. Decent doc considering it’s limitations and kudos to the guy for trying to take on Harvey back when he had real power and any access to him or his people would be really difficult.

  • Dolls

    Dolls

    ★★★½

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

    A much better killer doll film than Puppet Master

    Despite being produced by the Bands and having similar pitfalls as Master (I.e. as Roger Ebert said “it’s all premise and no real payoff”—not a direct quote—as well as corny effects and music, and some goofy acting and no real scares) it has something about it that’s much more charming.

    For one, it has a Tales from the Crypt/Twilight Zone vibe to it, wherein the villains provide a moral lesson. The…

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  • Overnight

    Overnight

    ★★★½

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

    A terrific, bare bones doc which sheds light on the consequences of hubris. Troy Duffy comes off like an abrasive but ultimately charming dude bro type, but quickly the film exposes this facade as surface level (almost as quickly as everyone shown conversing with him does) and shines a light on exactly how a seemingly bankable and fairly entertaining film like “The Boondocks Saints” wound up as a little-known cult classic. 

    Duffy’s behavior is volatile and erratic, and ultimately pathetic,…

  • Super Size Me

    Super Size Me

    ★★★

    So I know... this movie is inherently biased, and its conclusions drawn are dubious. It has a narrative it’s pushing. 

    But it’s a technically very well made documentary. It’s entertaining to watch, and it ultimately had a positive hand in Americans reevaluating our relationships with fast food culture. 

    All documentaries are essentially heightened reality. They’re always going to have a perspective bias and people are NEVER going to be 100% themselves in front of a camera. The documentary medium implies…