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  • GoodFellas

    GoodFellas

    ★★★★★

    ray liotta driving while paranoid about helicopters ASMR

  • Godzilla: Final Wars

    Godzilla: Final Wars

    ★★★★★

    seeing this amazing film in 2005 in a crowded chicago theater jam-packed full of hyped godzilla fans was the greatest cinematic experience of my entire life; when we first saw the godzilla vs. american zilla fight, the sheer volume of that audience's reaction to that scene could have shattered glass.

    here's hoping godzilla vs. kong can at least capture a fragment of that experience...

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  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

    The Trial of the Chicago 7

    ½

    real life abbie hoffman:
    "you are talking to a leftist. i believe in the redistribution of wealth and power in the world. i believe in universal hospital care for everyone. i believe that we should not have a single homeless person in the richest country in the world. and i believe that we should not have a CIA that goes around overwhelming governments and assassinating political leaders, working for tight oligarchies around the world to protect the tight oligarchy here…

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ½

    i'm thinking that netflix should stop producing movies


    really pissed off at myself for wasting over two hours on trying to decipher this tonally overwrought project. i could have been reading some foucault or petting one of my cats or staring at the walls of my apartment, any of those activities would have been more worthwhile than this strenuous nihilistic exercise. probably the worst directed thing i've seen this year, just utterly clumsy and ham-fisted, an empty display of aimless psuedo-philosophic ramblings constructing a juvenile, grueling mediation on death or masculinity or aging (or something, whatever).

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