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  • Metropolis
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  • Cube

    ★★½

  • Emily the Criminal

    ★★★★½

  • Deliver Us from Evil

    ★★★★

  • Freeway

    ★★★★

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  • Cube

    Cube

    ★★½

    An interesting premise, but man is the acting rough, and it drags the film down.

  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch

    Halloween III: Season of the Witch

    ★★★★½

    Absolutely trashed by critics and audiences upon its initial release, time has revealed Season of the Witch to be the best of the Halloween sequels, and the only one that is truly necessary for the horror fan.

    This is perhaps best thought of as a new interpretation of Invasion of the Body Snatchers, filtered through the atmosphere of 1980s consumerism and conservatism. It's a supremely interesting concept that was intended as the beginning of an anthology series of films exploring…

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  • Shakespeare’s Shitstorm

    Shakespeare’s Shitstorm

    ★★★★½

    Lloyd Kaufman's most ambitious film also captures a mood we've rarely seen from him - reflective. Shakespeare's Shitstorm, in addition to being perhaps the nuttiest version of The Tempest ever conceived, serves as a summation of Lloyd's career and a capsule vision of the things that have thematically driven his films for decades - independent thought, a cynical eye cast toward corporatism and bureaucracy, social satire, and comedic anarchy.

    The end party scene is one of the defining sequences in…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    This is Tarantino's best film since Pulp Fiction.

    In 1969, America was a changing nation. There were growing pains, but there was also the feeling of great possibility - a nation of potential just waiting to be unleashed. Fifty years later, America is changing, but that sense of optimism and opportunity is gone. All that is left is a fascistic death rattle.

    In 1969, American movies were changing, and those changes brought some of the greatest works of cinematic art…