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  • Vagabond
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Burning
  • Mulholland Drive

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  • Hud

    ★★★★

  • My Cousin Vinny

    ★★★★

  • Giant

    ★★★★

  • Black Bird

    ★★★★

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  • Hud

    Hud

    ★★★★

    The rotting corpse of the American Dream… where selfishness and disillusionment has infected a certain group of the public… we are nothing but self centered con men being led to slaughter.

    There is a telling moment early on as HUD and his cousin are cruising through the dessert on a quiet night. The cousin turns on some jaunty music, HUD turns it off immediately preferring the cold, ominous silence. That cold silence dictates this entire film. HUD is a person…

  • My Cousin Vinny

    My Cousin Vinny

    ★★★★

    NOW I see why everyone in straight up
    love with Marissa Tomei…

    This is possibly the most lighthearted, least offensive take on a story where a random guy is murdered in a small southern town and two kids are mistakingly charged with said murder (imagine how much different this this would be if the main characters weren’t dumb Italians from Brooklyn!). But I’m able to over look the idea that weighty stakes just because how purely human everything here is.…

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  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★★

    Watching this again after years and years convincing myself that this was in fact Tarantino’s crowning achievement was a strange experience. The first half of the film was all fine and good. It was all mostly how I remembered it. Occasional moments played out slightly differently though. Just tiny things here and there that were slightly skewed, probably due to recollecting the social memory of this film rather than the actual film itself. 

    Aside from this, the only thing I…

  • Nope

    Nope

    ★★★★½

    “Why aren’t you recording this?!” - TMZ 

    Man, this SUCKED (literally)… It sucked me into its world and didn’t let go more than any other theatrical movie in recent memory. There have been better films maybe, but not one that left me glued to the screen as much as Peele’s Nope did.

    On the surface, it’s not too complicated. This is basically Peele doing Spielberg of the 70s. It’s equal parts Close Encounters and Jaws with references to Poltergeist and…