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  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • Until the End of the World
  • Fireworks
  • Love Exposure

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  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★½

  • The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

    ★★★★★

  • Top Gun

    ★★★★

  • Combat Shock

    ★★★

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  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★½

    100 FILMS IN ONE SUMMER 2022 - FILM #40

    When I went to go see The Northman last month (exactly five weeks before I saw the first Top Gun movie), the trailer for Top Gun: Maverick played before the movie, and I initially dismissed it as just another dead horse that Hollywood decided to beat beat. As a Tony Scott fan, I initially wasn't interested in checking this movie out due to the fact that he obviously wasn't involved in…

  • The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

    The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

    ★★★★★

    100 FILMS IN ONE SUMMER 2022 - FILM #39

    Going into The Fabulous Baron Munchausen, I had pretty much no idea what to expect, as I only vaguely remember adding this film to my list on the Criterion Channel a while ago. I'm not even that familiar with Baron Munchausen himself, as my knowledge on him extends to finding the DVD of Terry Gilliam's take on the character in a random drawer and also knowing that he's supposed to be…

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  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    In Disco Elysium, there is a thought that you can internalize in the game called “Actual Art Degree”, and when you’ve finished internalizing it, you’re rewarded with words and phrases that can be used to bash a mediocre or bad piece of art, along with being able to earn 10 XP with every passive conceptualization check. Many of these words and phrases, such as “milquetoast”, “lacking in imagination”, and “cliché-and-gonorrhea-ridden paean to conformism”, are all what I’d use to describe The…

  • Top Gun

    Top Gun

    ★★★★

    100 FILMS IN ONE SUMMER 2022 - FILM #38

    While my first movie of his was True Romance, the main reason why I love Tony Scott's movies is because of his expressive and innovative approaches to digital filmmaking, as Déjà Vu, Domino, Man on Fire, and Unstoppable all push the boundaries of the medium while still being exciting crowd pleasers in one way or another. Because Top Gun was made back when people could only shoot their movies on celluloid,…