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  • Baby Face
  • Nobody's Hero
  • Arabian Nights
  • Under the Bridges

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  • Bad Company

    ★★★★

  • Tori and Lokita

    ★★★

  • Backbone

    ★★½

  • Back Street

    ★★★★

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  • Russia 1985-1999: TraumaZone

    Russia 1985-1999: TraumaZone

    ★★★★

    Can you rebuild a bankrupt country with drunks, gangsters, warmongers, Chicago school economists and about 15 strains of nationalism? Adam Curtis has found the answer in the BBC archives: nope. Some people here are thinking very hard, and some look like they've never had a thought in their entire lives, but they all manage to come up with the worst decision 100% of the time, over seven hours/15 years, and the disaster may never end.

  • Iran, Utopia in the Making

    Iran, Utopia in the Making

    ★★★½

    "The Iranian revolutionary experience is a guideline for Third World countries to learn from. Not only the Third World, but also the Western world. It's a step forward in the political and social history of the world, I feel. And all this talk of reactionary Islam and returning to the 15th century ... it's all nonsense, really."
    —Someone who probably fled back to the UK in a panic within six months of saying these words

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  • Happy Hour

    Happy Hour

    ★★★

    You could make a 90-minute supercut of every instance of "Thank you" and "I'm sorry" in this movie.

  • Love Above Pyramid's Plateau

    Love Above Pyramid's Plateau

    ★★★

    Tears in my eyes as I think: "If Ahmad Zaki can't get laid in Egypt, who can?"