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  • Day of the Dead

    Day of the Dead

    ★★★

    Uh oh, did someone make another zombie film that presents no nuanced philosophical conundrums in a world where zombies exist?

    No actually this film does that.

  • A Very Long Engagement

    A Very Long Engagement

    ★★★

    The odd child out in Jeunet's written & directed films.

    Following his magnum opus Amélie, Jean-Pierre Jeunet delivers A Very Long Engagement, a film set during WWI and the ensuing 1920's. It is the bleak yet hopeful tale of a woman searching for her fiancé as she brushes past the lives of those he served with in order to uncover the truth.

    The various threads the main character Mathilde follows are serviceable as the mystery. Unfortunately, the heart of this film…

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  • Spy Game

    Spy Game

    ★★

    The black and white frames with the time overlayed are meant to build up the tension as we get closer to Bishop's exexution. But in reality they're just an excrutiating reminder of how much you still have to sit through.

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★

    A surprisingly refreshing film. Tarantino seems more unbound by his previous films than I'm articulate enough to explain. He restrains himself, saving up his violent currency allowing us to get the full cathartic effect when he spends it all on the Manson Family.