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  • Flight

    ★★★

  • The Master

    ★★★★★

  • Looper

    ★★★★

  • Taken

    ★★

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  • Flight

    Flight

    Two hours of Denzel looking thirsty.

  • The Master

    The Master

    ★★★★★

    A masterpiece. Paul Thomas Anderson once again demonstrates a command of his craft found only in a handful of his peers. Seeing a film like this is a rare treat and it's on netflix so just go watch the damn thing.

    There are a lot of ways to read this story: A character study, a historical account of the origins of Scientology, a parable on Hegel's master-slave dialectic. My preference is to think of it as a love story but…

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  • Bad Lieutenant

    Bad Lieutenant

    ★★★★★

    "I've done so many bad things!"

    As with most of my five star reviews, this is just a collection of my thoughts on the film. Harvey Keitel is a revelation in the leading roll, and the directing is very concise. It almost doesn't matter. This film is much more than merely the sum of its artistic parts.

    I expected the straightforward title and synopsis I'd been given to indicate a straightforward film. I was wrong. This film has layers, and…

  • Hobo

    Hobo

    ★★★★

    Extraordinary.

    There's a certain exhaustion I have with contemporary documentaries. The chic 20-something year olds that make up those slick Netflix production teams that always write about such eye-catching topics as Enron and serial killers have found their formula. The sharpened point of industry wisdom and of maximizing the streams per production dollar ratio have created an ubiquitous tone that is informative, impersonal, and utterly frictionless. They're great at what they do, but absent their content it is difficult to…