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  • Fight Club
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Stalker
  • The Godfather

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  • A Ghost Story

    ★★★★½

  • Pete's Dragon

    ★★

  • Ain't Them Bodies Saints

    ★★★½

  • Se7en

    ★★★★★

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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★½

    Of course I liked this one. I'm me.

    Before I start I should say I...get why this grates on people. Its slow, it has lots of scenes requiring a lot of subtext, its presentation assumes an importance where if you do not like this film, it will seem trite and pretentious, and there is a scene that goes on entirely too long where a character has a pretentious monologue that spells out the entire point of the movie which...yeah is…

  • Pete's Dragon

    Pete's Dragon

    ★★

    I wanted to like this. I so BADLY wanted to like this. I wanted to be the person to defend the critic beloved family film, to not show my ass as the curmudgeon I am. The watch party I watched it with can attest...for the movie I was the one trying my best to praise it. But...I'm sorry I DO NOT like this. At all.

    This is the kind of film created by an algorithm meant to shit out the…

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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I’m gonna rewatch this. This was dense and I couldn’t tell you what it meant but God am I curious to explore it more. I’ll save my rating for next time.

  • The Hunt

    The Hunt

    ★½

    Calling this a satire is incredibly generous. Because you usually have to have a point to be a satire. But instead this film sits on the fence and decides to lay blame at everyone's feet, leaving the most apolitical character to be the only one to be shown as honorable. Somehow it manages to make a semi-reasonable attack on neoliberal rich idiots, and make it unpalatable, treating them as if they were the only voice on the left. This is…