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  • Johnny Guitar
  • Brief Encounter
  • Multiple Maniacs
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  • Pat Rocco Dared

    ★★★½

  • Starfuckers

    ★★★½

  • Ezra

    ★★★½

  • Frozen Out

    ★★★½

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  • Pat Rocco Dared

    Pat Rocco Dared

    ★★★½

    A lovely little retrospective of Pat Rocco's pioneering career, made all the better for having Rocco himself freely and happily chatting about his past (filmed before his death in 2018). Hopefully more of his work will be restored and distributed widely in due course, because so much of what is covered here (A nude man dancing on a busy highway! A film about gay love covertly filmed at Disneyland without the park's permission!) is so undeniably essential to the way…

  • Ezra

    Ezra

    ★★★½

    Everyone now knows him for his sparkling turn in Fire Island, but this short shows that Tómas Matos has quite the range and can really break your heart with the same ease as he can make you laugh. What a talented guy he is. I hope he gets a lot of great roles in his career.

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  • Dirty Computer

    Dirty Computer

    ★★★★

    Even though the concept here isn’t entirely novel, and the music-videos-as-memories conceit lacks a certain cohesiveness in order to make this film truly stand on its own, the whole vibe of this “emotion picture” is so uniquely Janelle’s that I was still mesmerized by it all. Every song, every lyric, every choreographic choice, every colour and costume is a different personal statement that reveals a new facet of her incandescent soul, and it streams out to us in such gloriously…

  • Spencer

    Spencer

    ★★★★

    It’s been nearly 25 years since the world lost Princess Diana, and the power of her mythos and legacy does not seem to have diminished an iota. With Netflix’s The Crown winning major awards after introducing Diana’s character in its fourth season, and now Chilean director Pablo Larraín channeling his own take on Diana’s persona, she remains as ubiquitous a presence as she was when she was still alive. We shouldn’t doubt, too, that she will endure even after all…