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  • 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance

    ★★★½

  • Milk Money

  • Clerks

    ★★★★

  • The Idiots

    ★★★½

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  • 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance

    71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance

    ★★★½

    In true Haneke fashion, there's no way out, no hope, just (mostly) misery and eventual death. The style works quite well by depicting these different lives. Only Haneke's obvious obsessions with TV/news violence drag the film down a little bit.

  • Milk Money

    Milk Money

    The stupidity of this film knows no bounds. From the very first scene, where three boys talk about sexuality like no boys of any age have ever talked about sexuality, the film stumbles along with its inane premise, getting more stupid by the second. The way it portrays women and men and everything is baffling at best. Ed Harris somehow manages to come off as good in this mess, but you have to question his willingness to take part in it at all.

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  • La Haine

    La Haine

    ★★★★

    A film that has such power in its cinematography and determination in how it portrays its characters that it almost implodes under the weight of it all.

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★½

    It clings to the original like a desperate ex-partner, it telegraphs every story beat with a screenplay that makes us rehearse the last act five times before it comes, it naturally doesn't allow Tom Cruise to be anything less than The Savior Of All Things, it love machines more than the characters in 'Crash', its politics pretend to be bland and neutral but are simply pro-American all the way... um, no, I don't get it. Is it partly effective and…