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  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch

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  • The Petrified Forest

  • Cop Land

  • Police Story

  • The Last Picture Show

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  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★

    something a little insidious about using gimmicks like 1.19:1 and b&w (yes it’s a gimmick! sometimes thoughtfully used like MY WINNIPEG, sometimes clearly a cop-out- egger’s statements about knowing to use b&w when he just had a title is nuts!) to distract from clearly sloppy filmmaking sucks. 

    it’s clear that the hip/young filmmakers like: Eggers, aster, saulnier, lanthimos are all wonderful technicians but not visionaries. every time i walk out of movies in the same league as the lighthouse i…

  • Burning

    Burning

    before i saw this movie i was staining an antique chair in my kitchen, i live in brooklyn so i wouldnt say this is a well ventilated area, but i do have a backyard so i opened the backdoor. i applied about 3 coats to the chair, then cooked in said kitchen next to the drying wood stain. after realizing the showtime was sooner than i thought, i ate and left in a rush, leaving the chair out to dry.…