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  • The Matrix
  • Aliens
  • RoboCop
  • Totally Fucked Up

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  • Prey

    ★★★★½

  • Vertigo

    ★★★★

  • Casablanca

    ★★★★★

  • The Black Phone

    ★★★★

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  • Prey

    Prey

    ★★★★½

    It's interesting to me how much of a piece Prey is with Predator 1 and 2, rather than Predators and THE Predator. The later two wax between fawning over the original in their efforts to emulate specific things about it, and taking the "lore" in crazy new directions. While I don't even necessarily dislike Predators, THE Predator registers more as a hate-watch situation these days.

    Prey however follows the trend established by Predator 2, in that this could be a…

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

    Everything Everywhere All at Once uses the medium of film to make me, personally, ugly cry for an unreasonably long time. Honestly, what a breathtaking film- tossing genre limitations and conventions to the wind and delivering a story that is never less than totally sincere, no matter what it's showing onscreen.

    And considering the sheer, unbridled insanity that is onscreen throughout this movie, that's really saying something. Despite all the surreal craziness that a "multiverse" premise can dole out when…

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  • Spider

    Spider

    ★★★★

    Wow, this movie is like if David Cronenberg's The Fly and Andrzej Żuławski's Posession had a Russian/Latvian baby in the 90's, and it was christened by Ken Russell. In short, it's fucking crazy. It's about a young woman named Vita who's picked out by a local artist to model for his commissioned painting of the Virgin Mary. The local priest is wary, but agrees that it's for a good cause. The movie wastes no time plunging Vita into a psycho-sexual…

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I really really liked this movie when I first saw it. Throughout 2016, I really really liked this movie. But, last night, my opinion of it got major complicated. I've always excused or explained its copycatting of A New Hope as a necessary move because fans were bitter about the prequels. But, fuck fans. If this is what they brought the franchise down to, fuck them.

    All three prequels were better than this movie. They at least showed us new…