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  • Black Bear
  • Mikey and Nicky
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  • Letters to Matthew

  • Ivan's Childhood

    ★★★★

  • Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    ★★

  • The Lair of the White Worm

    ★★★½

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  • Letters to Matthew

    Letters to Matthew

    Drop me a line if you ever want to see "Letters FROM Matthew"!

  • Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    ★★

    Some laughs but none on the level were used to from Dave. I just wasn’t digging this new catchphrase - “So annoying!”  Listening to a celebrity complain about his lessers and tell stories of the people he could beat up for 75% of his show just isn’t my idea of great comedy. Serious late stage Lenny Bruce vibes. The ending chunk was genuinely touching but he’s right to give it a rest until he’s sure were laughing together. And if…

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  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★½

    Might as well be Scorsese's last film, go out on a high note enapsulating and commenting on what he did best throughout his storied career. Maybe now he can move on to super-hero movies in his retirement.

  • Belly

    Belly

    ★★★

    Pretty great entry in the 90s indie crime film genre - no big shock it was produced by Larry Meistrich. Doesn't try to get by on just the genre pleasures of vicarious thrills/gangster/cops & robbers stuff - underneath all the high-style music video direction is a genuine attempt at a serious minded questioning of the very culture that ostensibly spawned it. And what a great, heart-on-the-sleeve ending. Suffers ever so slightly from indie-film level acting (Nas isn’t great, DMX is slightly…