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  • Heat
  • Yi Yi
  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

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  • The Green Knight

    ★★★★

  • Days of Being Wild

  • The Cat in the Hat

    ★½

  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    ★★★★★

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  • Heat

    Heat

    ★★★★★

    Norah is sobbing right now

  • Fast Five

    Fast Five

    ★★★

    I really like that one second where this little baby on a bus stares out the window in awe at Dom and Brian dragging a massive vault down a busy major street with their cars. Nice detail.

    Also isn’t it of sad we can’t time travel these later sequels back to the very distinctly early 2000’s aesthetic that makes the first two (even the third, I guess) so special? Still fine though, I guess.

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  • Tiptoes

    Tiptoes

    ½

    “Have you ever been sexually active with a little person?”
    “Oh you know, just kid stuff.”

    WHAT

  • Native Son

    Native Son

    ★★

    Let me preface this by saying Richard Wright’s 1940 novel “Native Son” is one of my favorites. Deeply complex and endlessly heartbreaking in its delivery, Wright’s exploration of black fear and self-hatred carved its every haunting word into my brain, to the point where I can recall lines word-for-word without having picked up the book in over two years. After finishing it, I sat down with my dad to talk about it, and I remember asking if there had been…