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  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Taxi Driver
  • The Silence of the Lambs

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  • Sunshine

    ★★★★

  • Aziz Ansari: Nightclub Comedian

  • Shampoo

    ★★★

  • Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★★

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  • Sunshine

    Sunshine

    ★★★★

    Sunshine is very good. 

    The first two-thirds of the movie are undeniably incredible. A grand science fiction voyage in the vein of 2001. 

    The cast is excellent. It really feels like a true ensemble, with everyone staying in line and keeping a democratic control over the story. As a result, you get a film where everyone is great, but no one stands out. 

    The direction was also a highlight. The use of close-ups really ratcheted up the tension when contrasted…

  • Aziz Ansari: Nightclub Comedian

    Aziz Ansari: Nightclub Comedian

    Its too short for me to give a star rating but I really enjoyed it. 

    Its really funny with some deeper moments of sadness. Essentially what Aziz has been doing and quietly perfecting over his whole career. 

    My only wish is that it was longer.

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  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★★

    Second time around is just pure euphoric ecstasy…

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★★

    Licorice Pizza is a blast. 

    Cooper Hoffman and Alana Haim are incredible. The chemistry they share is electric. The movie is a two-hander.

    Gary Valentine is very much a Paul Thomas Anderson character, with enough impish glee to charm anyone. He is confident, the most valuable asset anyone can have. He is flexible with his dreams, effortlessly pivoting business to business. From acting to waterbeds to pinball palaces.

    Alana Kane is a kid at heart, a twenty-something  who doesn’t know…