Jake Cole

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  • Hellraiser

    Hellraiser

    ★★★★

    Clive Barker simply excels at making horror films in which the boys are back in town.

  • Mortal Kombat

    Mortal Kombat

    ★★½

    Watching the absolutely miserable reboot made me really appreciate the goofy charms of this more. Clean action, great use of location and sets, the jokes actually understand how ridiculous this all is without lapsing into Whedonisms. It's still one of Anderson's weakest films, but this is a gay old time from a guy who knows what audiences want from this material (the theme song blasting in deafening surround sound).

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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★½

    The great tragedy of Kevin Feige is that, beyond raking in a mountain of cash as the head of Marvel Studios, he truly wants to be seen as an impresario of artists. The recent dust-up caused by Martin Scorsese staring holes through Disney's stunt-casting of noteworthy emerging filmmakers to lend clout to a method of filmmaking dictated by studio notes and franchise bible supervisors punctured this self-delusion and prompted a wave of pathetic self-defensiveness in which the CEO was called…

  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    ★★★★½

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

    Killing yourself to own the libs.