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  • Solaris

    Solaris

    ★★★★★

    Imagine not thinking this is one of the best sci-fi films ever made.

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    ★★★★★

    Ranking: My #1 favorite film of all time (as of writing this review).

    "Is it OK for me to be here?"

    End of Evangelion is a very odd movie.

    It’s a sequel to an animated TV series that already had an ending. Its existence is only because of scheduling issues that the original production ran into, which forced them to make an ending which alienated many viewers (though I consider the original TV ending to be a masterpiece in its…

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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★½

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

    Yikes. I have so many questions.
    - Why was the Death Star’s outer shell reasonably intact? Remember the explosion that clearly shows it being blown into millions of pieces? Also, how did it get on the planet? Unless the wreckage was gently guided to the ground, it would have made an impact crater. Right?
    - Ancient Sith dagger shaped like the remains of a futuristic battle station created thousands of years in the future somehow... exists. Also, why is there…

  • Upstream Color

    Upstream Color

    Shane Carruth used to be one of my heroes. Both Upstream Color and Primer were huge inspirations for my own artistic projects, and I would tell people all about how underappreciated his filmography was. I watched interviews, read the entire "A Topiary" script multiple times, would listen to the Upstream Color soundtrack on a daily basis, and recommended his films to others.

    Today, I just found out about Shane Carruth's domestic abuse allegations. I feel sick. And angry. A man…