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  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Lost Highway
  • The New World

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  • The Getaway

  • Hardbodies

  • Slaughter

  • Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

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  • The Getaway

    The Getaway

    What would normally be simply expected dialogue driven moments between more exciting sequences—are made significantly more compelling by how they’re presented. Take a scene of nervous intimacy between our two leads and notice how Peckinpah on the surface limits our information by not taking us in closer, but still uses clever tricks to actually give us all of the information. It’s the way the subtle body language with their backs to us is placed in the foreground—with their still mostly…

  • Hardbodies

    Hardbodies

    Everything I discussed when reviewing Fraternity Vacation also applies here. However I do think both as an entertaining competently made comedy and for the more consistent base level aspects of its enjoyment—this is the better all around package. It’s difficult for me to comprehend the mentality that develops in someone where they put on something like this knowing damn well what it is—and still feel compelled to approach the material with a totally antithetical lens. Anyways, I haven’t been in…

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  • Wild at Heart

    Wild at Heart

    Wow David Lynch crazy for this one

  • Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

    Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones

    Anyone bothered by this should avoid the podcast “Cum Town” like the plague and stick to late night talk shows. I can’t imagine taking anything he says in this seriously or actually believing your paranoid selective normalization arguments that you always fail to prove and thinking this actually will cause any real world harm. Of course you can think the jokes are lame, that they’re hacky, even that they’re structured poorly but once we jump into the “think of the consequences” mindset or start equating the humor to morality you’ve just become a conservative in woke sheep’s clothing.