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  • Free Guy

  • The Beatles: Get Back

    ★★★★½

  • The Power of the Dog

    ★★½

  • Benedetta

    ★★★½

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  • Free Guy

    Free Guy

    15

    Was really expecting more from the director of Cheaper by the Dozen and Night of the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.

  • The Beatles: Get Back

    The Beatles: Get Back

    ★★★★½

    85

    This is so shapeless, but always in a productive sense. Constantly in the midst of work and re-configuration, on the cusp of creativity, finding that special groove and staying in it. Sometimes it even feels like nothing is happening, with the film lost to the scope and ambition of its own footage, almost as frustrated as The Beatles in the moment, but then all of a sudden, a song like 'Get Back' emerges fully-formed. And it's pure magic. Peter…

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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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

    15

    Disney/Lucasfilm Headquarters. Int. Day.

    Rian Johnson: Oh, hey, JJ!

    JJ Abrams: Hi Rian, how's it going?

    RJ: Great! I just wanted to say that really enjoyed my time making The Last Jedi. It was so exciting to craft a personal film with Disney money. And everyone at Lucasfilm approved it right away because Episode 7 left me with a bunch of mystery-box ideas and set-up that wasn't going to lead anywhere. Who directed that one again?

    JJ: Me. I…

  • Inglourious Basterds

    Inglourious Basterds

    ★★★★★

    92

    [Removed by admins.]

    Letterboxd didn't approve of my original review wishing for the return of The Basterds and the swift, brutal end of fascism in 2019 America so here's this:

    MOVIE GOOD.

    NAZIS BAD.