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  • News of the World

    News of the World

    ★★★½

    Like so many of his films, this one was bumped a full star on grace of Hanks’ performance alone.

  • My Best Friend's Wedding

    My Best Friend's Wedding

    Joins YOU’VE GOT MAIL in the Pantheon of 90’s romcoms featuring beloved, charismatic superstars playing unredeemable sociopaths.

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  • Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo

    Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo

    ½

    I’ve witnessed the worst film in competition by miles, and its name is MEKTOUB. Like Louis CK’s leaked standup, Kechiche takes every valid complaint lobbed at BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR and quadruples down, this time without so much as a pretense of theme. Contemptible, male gazing garbage. Some 75% of the audience walked out during the premiere; those that stayed, I imagine, only did so out of morbid curiosity.


    Here’s a summary of the 3.5 hour film: 30 mins…

  • Dirty Grandpa

    Dirty Grandpa

    ½

    Letterboxd Missed Connections, 01/24/16, San Francisco, California

    To the young white male with the hoodie and plug earrings who sat behind me during Dirty Grandpa.

    You probably don't remember me, but we both attended today's 4:50 pm showing at the Century Cinemas on Market St. I sat in row 11 or so, slightly to the left. You sat in row 14, dead center. I believe you came alone, though you seem to believe you were surrounded by friends. You had…