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  • Chan Is Missing

    ★★★★

  • The Addams Family 2

    ★★½

  • Almost Famous

    ★★★★

  • Halloween Kills

    ★★★

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  • Chan Is Missing

    Chan Is Missing

    ★★★★

    The Kings of San Francisco Cool.

    This movie was rad. Neo-noir/buddy cop vibes. Lot to examine/discuss.

    Some things haven't changed at all, and the things that have changed, one could argue, haven't all changed for the better (ex. the lost/forgotten [positive] aspects of a culture that can come with assimilation).

    One other Wayne Wang film on Criterion Channel that I need to check out (Eat a Bowl of Tea).

  • The Addams Family 2

    The Addams Family 2

    ★★½

    Morning background watching. Some decent gags here and there. Certainly not the best family vacation film.

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  • Judas and the Black Messiah

    Judas and the Black Messiah

    ★★★★

    Sundance #14.

    There is some stellar framing in these shots.

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★

    Right on.

    Definitely helps to be familiar with the tale and I can't say I qualify as someone who has much experience with Sir Gawain and the Green Knight outside of what my literary degree required of me (which is to say I have an adequate understanding of the tale that has faded over the ~9 or so years since last reading it-- I went back prior and read the cliffnotes regarding some of the tale). I'd imagine the more…