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  • Summer Time Machine Blues

    Summer Time Machine Blues

    I think the nascent internet is a particularly interesting moment in time not because of how integral it is to the formation of an online social infrastructure and its mechanisms for millions of people or how interesting it is to see how people thought it was normal to post like this back then esp. nearing the epic bacon era or whatever but because if you scroll through those rudimentary HTML web-sites and flash animations and forums you see people trying…

  • Avatar: The Way of Water

    Avatar: The Way of Water

    *BANG BANG*
    >CAM ON JIMMY
    *BANG BANG*
    >SCOR SOM FOCKIN QUID
    *BANG BANG*

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  • The Fabelmans

    The Fabelmans

    somehow the two times i've seen this one were two completely different Fridays of varying sky color & sunshine level and frankly i'm still having trouble believing it. longform review was supposed to come more than a month ago but im hoping to do it tomorrow; good time :)

  • Elemental

    Elemental

    it’s so cool how pixar can take enshrined human concepts deeply rooted by millennia in the collective unconscious and then domesticate them down into an ugly sterile 21st century romcom. yes i am watching the trailers to way of water yes the mario trailer looks like ass in 3D no i am not texting during the movie. the grubhub app was not an anomaly it was fifty years in the making

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  • The Gray Man

    The Gray Man

    more like the gay man amirite fellas

  • TÁR

    TÁR

    Everything you need to know about Lydia Tár is made clear in the opening interview: the EGOT-winning glass-ceiling-shattering world-renowned epoch-defining Berlin Philharmonic conductor’s trivial anecdotes and broad romantic bromides are delivered with enough confidence and perspicacity to indicate cosmopolitan experience befitting her multiple credentials, only made clearer when she remarks her role as a composer necessarily means she controls time; but every affirmation holds within it an implicit negation and so it’s understood that Tár’s affect masks her deep insecurity…