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  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Pulp Fiction
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Fanny and Alexander

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  • No Time to Die

    ★★★

  • The Many Saints of Newark

    ★★½

  • Sinister

    ★★½

  • The House of the Devil

    ★★★★

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  • Mad God

    Mad God

    ★★★★

    I fully understand that Tippett’s “Oddworld fucked by a Tool video” vision isn’t gonna be for everyone. Large parts of it are not for me. But, I can’t deny what an awesome achievement it is, visually, but also as a non-narrative depiction of a confounding fantastical world. 
    And now we know definitively that Tippett is a fan of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY and BADLANDS.

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★

    For an ongoing franchise that’s ostensibly an action series, the MCU has mostly unremarkable fight scenes (even the much loved, but not by me, Cap America elevator fight). Sadly, Shang Chi is no exception, but it should be! This is the fucking “Master Of Kung Fu” and should be the MCU’s THE RAID or ONG BAK, or ENTER THE DRAGON, with some real gritty, bone-crunching brawls. But it’s instead as obsessed with pre-vis fights, and CGI mythology (sorry: “world building”) as…

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