Johann Rucker

Johann Rucker

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unlv 2019.

filmmaker + festival programmer + podcast person.

⚡ for eli ⚡

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  • Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman 1984

    ★½

    I almost pissed myself crying when Gal Gadot saved those two brown kids from the fucking Javelin missile, dawg 😭😭😭 All is forgiven, Gal! Everybody does a genocide every once in a while! We're only human 😅

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  • Highway Patrolman

    Highway Patrolman

    ★★★★

    Hellllllllllll yes.

    In terms of pure filmmaking finesse, I might honestly go as far as to say that EL PATRULLERO surpasses even Alex Cox's own REPO MAN or SID & NANCY. Is it as good as those films? Fuck no! But the direction is tighter, in spite of obvious budgetary restraints, resulting in a film that is leaner and meaner and void of any and all forms of bullshit. This is Cox at his peak, in terms of both craft and…

  • Tom & Jerry

    Tom & Jerry

    Jerry The Mouse does a Fortnite dance

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  • Eric Andre: Legalize Everything

    Eric Andre: Legalize Everything

    ★★★★

    Was honestly a little put-off up until that very last bit, facetiming the dude's mom in front of the crowd. That, and his classic dick-tucking bit, really got me. It reminded of how sweet Eric can be, and that his eccentricity is natural to him, not performative at all. He's earnestly an oddball and very comfortable with that. Total freedom!

    I still don't know if regular-ass stand-up is the best format for Eric, but he really makes it his own,…

  • Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

    Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

    Let Pierce Brosnan sing, you cowards.