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  • Daisies
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • A Story of Floating Weeds
  • Videodrome

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  • Wind from the East

    ★½

  • Krautrock : The Rebirth of Germany

    ★★★½

  • GUTS

    ★★★

  • The Eternal Daughter

    ★★★★

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  • Wind from the East

    Wind from the East

    ★½

    If I didn't admire Godard's other work so much, I would've walked out on this tedious exercise in radical chic after half an hour. Watch Peter Watkins, Glauber Rocha or Ousmane Sembene instead.

  • GUTS

    GUTS

    ★★★

    Fun with bodily fluids.

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  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    ★★

    The popular idea that comedy needs to “punch up” is too simplistic. It’s not always easy to figure out who has real power – the small army of cis male comics who think transphobia is the height of free thought are rather confused about it – or how to use humor to criticize Karens roaming Wal-Mart screaming at anyone with a mask on or empty female Instagram influencers without buying into sexist attitudes. (Look at how badly jokes about Britney…

  • The French Dispatch

    The French Dispatch

    ★½

    The Wes Anderson backlash has been going on for years now, and I'm not trying to jump on it with my reaction to THE FRENCH DISPATCH. While Anderson's made several great films, his latest displays his worst instincts. And "display" is the right word - his framing places actors like elements of an art installation rather than people with believable inner lives. For a film so heavily worked over, it's astonishingly devoid of passion - the New Yorker (and James…