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  • Blade Runner
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  • Year of the Dragon

    ★★½

  • The Batman

    ★★★

  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    ★★★½

  • Raising Arizona

    ★★★★★

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  • Year of the Dragon

    Year of the Dragon

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

    Captain Stanley White (Mickey Rourke) treats the following people badly:

    *his wife

    "The system is rotten!"

    *his mistress

    "The system!"

    *his boss, who is also the Police Chief and his only friend

    "The system, man! You don't know!"

    *his boss' boss, the Commissioner

    "The system is the worst!"

    *his subordinates

    "Man, the system is corrupt, and if you take bribes, I'll punch you or sexually assault you!

    *everyone he talks to in Chinatown

    "Back in Nam, you don't know, but…

  • The Misfits

    The Misfits

    Not enough Glenn Danzig.

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  • Practical Magic

    Practical Magic

    Margaritas, tequila shots, 90s ballads, and chocolate baked goods as witchy prerequisites? Aside from magic, I'm a nearly a witch.

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    "The first vampire movie in Farsi that you've ever heard of" is a more precise tagline. This Vice Media-Elijah Wood produced film was shot in California. Billing it as an Iranian vampire movie is a marketing stretch. But hey, Vancouver and Toronto substitute for US cities most of the time. It is fine that California substitutes for Bad Town, Iran. But stamping the entire production as "Iranian" seems disingenuous.

    As for content, AGWHAAN reminded me of Jim Jarmusch's 90s films…