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Favorite films

  • Before Sunrise
  • The Exterminating Angel
  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
  • The Big Chill

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  • Ghost in the Shell

  • The Ascent

  • You've Got Mail

  • Yours, Mine and Ours

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  • Ghost in the Shell

    Ghost in the Shell

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

    Many of my immediate questions revolved around how I am supposed to feel about the ending: now that the Major & the Puppeteer are combined - am I sad that the Major has ceased to exist or excited that she has evolved into this new form? Do I see the Puppeteer as a dangerous threat to humanity or an oppressed life form?

    But talking to my pal that recommended made me consider that Asian films tend to be more concerned about…

  • The Ascent

    The Ascent

    My god, The Ascent will whisk you away and show you the heights and depths of humanity. 

    With the most elaborately orchestrated battle occurring behind the title credits, we are soon introduced to a seemingly quieter mission: two infantrymen tasked to find food for their unit trudging through a deep Soviet winter. 

    The true stakes that Kolya and Boris must face slowly creep on you and you find yourself wondering, if placed in the same circumstances, which man do you…

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  • You've Got Mail

    You've Got Mail

    Me and all the other M@il-heads out there are going to riot if 2023 comes and goes without a 25th anniversary oral history or reunion special

  • Raw

    Raw

    Holy moly. Somewhere there is a survey that shows the most universally hated thing is shower drain hair. Couple that with dry heaving and I think we can scientifically determine that Raw features the most cringeworthy scene of the year/decade/ever. Seriously, do people get sick when watching this? I was pretty close.

    Visceral reactions included, I totally enjoyed this. I have heard many things about Raw, but one thing that was never highlighted for me was its theme of sisterly love.