kmarus

Kevin. 29. Former arthouse manager (RIP Main Art) and Barbara Stanwyck slappy.

Favorite films

  • Carnival of Souls
  • All I Desire
  • The Meetings of Anna
  • Lola

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  • Ordinary People

    ★★★★½

  • The Master

    ★★★★½

  • The Slender Thread

    ★★★★

  • Never a Dull Moment

    ★★★

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  • Being the Ricardos

    Being the Ricardos

    It's no surprise Sorkin uses Desi's Cuban nationality to take a few lazy potshots at communism and lets no less than J. Edgar Hoover play triumphant hero in a story about red-baiting, but what the fuck does he have against Judy Holliday?!

  • Don't Look Up

    Don't Look Up

    ½

    Cringe as hell and I'm not gonna take it anymore! Like being beaten over the head with a "Believe Science" yard sign for 138 minutes. So bad that it retroactively makes other movies better. How foolish I was to give the broad apocalyptic satire of Downsizing a dismissive two and a half stars? I had no idea just how dire things could get. Leo's big Network moment makes me want to go back and give Peter Finch another posthumous Oscar…

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  • The Loveless

    The Loveless

    ★★★★

    Is Willem Dafoe hot? A case study.

  • Detroit

    Detroit

    ★★

    I'm from Detroit. I've lived in and around the city for the majority of my life. This movie has nothing to say about this city, the uprising of '67 or, most damningly, what it's like to be black in America. Detroit (the movie) is the cinematic equivalent of Ramsay Bolton from Game of Thrones; it luxuriates interminably in the depths of human depravity without ever arriving at a meaningful conclusion. Maybe the hopelessness I felt watching Detroit was intentional. It…