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  • Beetlejuice
  • Boogie Nights
  • Green Room
  • Grosse Pointe Blank

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  • The Last Detail

    ★★★★

  • The French Connection

    ★★★½

  • De Palma

    ★★★½

  • Dressed to Kill

    ★★★

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  • The Last Detail

    The Last Detail

    70 From The 70s: 63/70

    There are a few movies like this that are so up my alley I've been saving them for special occasions because I'll never get a second chance to watch them for the first time. This is fucking magical and proves my thesis that movies were better in the 70s because all you needed was a clear beginning and end and then everything in between was just sweet sweet character gravy. Pour it all over the…

  • The French Connection

    The French Connection

    70 From The 70s: #62/70

    That subway chase. I mean goddamn. It's the blueprint. Maybe no single more influential action sequence besides the bank heist in Heat? Goddamn. The rest is fun as hell. Would watch early 70s shitkickers kick shit any day of the week.

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  • Malcolm & Marie

    Malcolm & Marie

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

    In college I took a playwriting class and my final project was a piece called Fighting. It was a collection of three scenes in which pairs of people are, yes, fighting. One was a violent physical altercation between two guys going at it after a botched robbery, one was a farce where two British men quibble about something (I genuinely forget), and one was, regretfully, a breakup scene between a couple who just can’t make it work because if memory serves…

  • Nomadland

    Nomadland

    The most conflicted I’ve been about a movie in a long time. On one hand it’s beautifully made and features the most heartbreakingly real performances by non-actors since The Florida Project, and on the other hand it feels like a dramatic Borat with a fake character or two plunged into a real world scenario that is actually affecting real people.

    With the amount of actual nomads featured in this movie you’d think they could have just kept it a harrowing…