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  • Burn!
  • The Gauntlet
  • Car Wash
  • The Butcher

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  • Racetrack

    ★★★½

  • The Store

    ★★★★★

  • J.D.'s Revenge

    ★★★

  • The Taking of Beverly Hills

    ★★★

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  • The Store

    The Store

    ★★★★★

    if only they could afford to hire ridley scott to direct their commercials...

  • J.D.'s Revenge

    J.D.'s Revenge

    ★★★

    Glynn Turman is a law student haunted by the ghost of a murdered depression-era gangster, which goes fun places (Louis Gossett Jr as a false preacher) and very dark places it can't quite reconcile (domestic violence and other 70s-era unsavory attitudes towards women) but if you, like me, enjoy watching Glynn Turman do anything, definitely check it, an absolute showcase for the man

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  • Relaxer

    Relaxer

    ★★★★

    1. In 1999 I was 14 years old and spent a lot of time in suburban basements playing N64. The impending Y2K apocalypse was not a major concern for me though a general sense of paranoia at that time was palpable: I used to watch wrestling tapes with a kid named Drew whose father worked at Dominick’s as a “Y2K Quality Assurance Manager” and I’m still wondering what does that mean and why did he need a business card? Did…

  • Car Wash

    Car Wash

    ★★★★★

    conceived as a high concept riff on nashville by a music biz pr man, given soul by norman whitfield, jokes by joel schumacher, and feeling and movement by milwaukee's own michael schultz, to say nothing of the ridiculous cast, the film was largely unappreciated in its time except by the french, who screened it in competition at cannes for a jury headed by rossellini, and extremely under-appreciated after its time, relegated to the dvd bargain bin as soundtracksploitation, except the…