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  • Moxie

    Moxie

    Embarrassing message, cringe delivery, incompetent storytelling, terrible film.

    The world is so fucked and I consider Amy Poehler a political/ideological ally and she has made me laugh for the right reasons many times but when I see a shit movie like this I realize she's really bad at making people like me want to stay on her side and the world is gonna stay fucked.

    This is a micro-tweak away from outright parody. Intelligent people saw this garbage thing and somehow declared it fit for release, ostensibly of their own volition. I don't get it.

  • Nixon

    Nixon

    Blu-ray has two (2) Oliver Stone commentary tracks (recorded for the 2003 dvd), so, yes, I spent 10 (ten) and a half (0.5) hours with this film the last couple (2ish) weeks.

    The director's remarks are mostly harmless compliments about the cast and basic explanations for the time-hopping structure and for some allusions & influences and a warm memory of the premiere's audience laughing at Hopkins's silly wink as he predicts the effectiveness of "the Nixon charm" and so forth.

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  • American Sniper

    American Sniper

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    As a soldier, one of the first things at which I excelled, according to the infallible eye of my drill sergeants, was marching and marching movements. As a white guy and someone whose idea of nightmare is dancing in public, I’m a proud member of Rhythmless Nation, but I can twist & turn on command at perfect stiff right angles in combat boots with the best of them, apparently. This, uh, skill led me to be selected for local funeral detail…

  • Body Double

    Body Double

    ★★★★

    Fuck you, purists.
    This is better than Hitchcock.