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  • The Matrix
  • Alien
  • Back to the Future
  • Donnie Darko

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  • Nope

    ★★★½

  • DC League of Super-Pets

    ★★★½

  • Prey

    ★★★½

  • The Transfiguration

    ★★★★

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  • Toni Erdmann

    Toni Erdmann

    Sorry, but this doesn't deserve the acclaim festooned upon it. 92% on Rotten Tomatoes, I see. Amazing.

    Toni Erdmann is a German drama miss-sold as a comedy (the lead actress even agrees), about an eccentric father with a love of disguises, who pays his estranged career-minded daughter a surprise visit and proceeds to cause her great embarrassment.

    Good idea. Funny idea. They're going to remake this with Kristen Wiig and Jack Nicholson. So someone clearly thinks it's a comedy in…

  • The Stylist

    The Stylist

    ★★

    I love the concept of a lonely female hairstylist who scalps women to wear their hair, as she can't fit in and wants to be someone else. It's a distaff Sweeney Todd with a bit Buffalo Bill from Silence of the Lambs' identity issues, sort of.

    It's unusual to see a female serial killer, so I had a lot of goodwill towards The Stylist going in. The opening scene grabbed my attention, too, and I mostly enjoyed the performance of Najarra…