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  • No Country for Old Men
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Magnolia
  • La La Land

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  • Squid Game

  • Old

    ★★★

  • Jackass: The Movie

    ★★★★

  • The Many Saints of Newark

    ★★★½

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  • Squid Game

    Squid Game

    Woefully predictable, terribly acted, badly directed and horrendously shot, typically low-rent Asian TV drama. That’s it. Don’t kid yourself because it’s Korean.

  • Don't Breathe 2

    Don't Breathe 2

    ★★½

    The guy who smashed that other guys face into smithereens really won me over when he couldn’t hurt the dog.  

    Didn’t hate, was certainly not great.

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  • Minority Report

    Minority Report

    ★★★★

    Minority Report, as you would expect, is extremely well-made. The fairly complex story is tight, well-plotted and well paced. The performances are all good. Its vision of the future looks to be about 90% on point (shame we'll never get those animated newspapers though.) Technically it's just about perfect. The high contrast color timing may or may not bother you but the shot composition, the camera movements, the editing and spatial awareness are all as great as you would assume.…

  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    ★★★★½

    Inherent Vice is probably the closest P.T. Anderson has ever come to a genre exercise. There are a lot of hard-boiled detective noir tropes here but there is also an undercurrent of love and romance running through this film. Anderson's characters are usually desperate and struggling with love in one way or another and it could be said that here, Doc (Joaquin Phoenix) is driven and motivated purely by love.

    Much of it is difficult to follow. Not just because…