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  • Blue Velvet
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Dune

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  • The Nightingale

    ★★★★½

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★

  • Loki

    ★★★½

  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

    ★★★½

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  • The French Dispatch

    The French Dispatch

    ★★★½

    "The touchy narcissism of the young."

    Although there are moments where Anderson's trademark idiosyncrasies nearly obfuscate the plot, The French Dispatch pleases and entertains through sheer ironclad will. This is an auteur at the height of his powers and strengths riffing, almost a jam session of a film if you will. It reminds me of JD Salinger's "Nine Stories" in that way, bits and pieces of the trademark earnest and romantic, farcical elements that permeate through out all of the…

  • Black Widow

    Black Widow

    ★★★

    A film that would have probably flourished if released a decade earlier in the neverending Marvel stream of films, Black Widow entertains the most when it's avoiding the Marvel Formula™ and focusing on the inter-family dynamics at play here. The performances are the only thing that makes it work because there's not much there in the script (and I'm gonna count that American Pie singalong shit as among the most egregiously lame things ever written into the entire MCU canon) but there are some great set-pieces and Johansson has enough charisma to carry this, so it works.

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  • Snakes on a Plane

    Snakes on a Plane

    ★★★½

    Fuck every last one of you miserable sons of bitches who can't get down with such a blatant and loving homage to B-movies of years past.

  • Predator

    Predator

    ★★★★★

    The quintessential Sci-Fi action movie of the 80s and a late night staple for an entire generation of young men, Predator is a glorious example of an action film at it's primal apex. Arnold delivers one of his most iconic performances with a who's who of 80s heavies like Carl Weathers, Jesse Ventura, and Bill Duke. With a tight script, high energy, fast pacing, innovative special effects and a pulse-pounding score it's the leanest and meanest work of Arnie's career…