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  • Unbreakable
  • Shame
  • A Ghost Story
  • Behind Enemy Lines

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  • Signs

    ★★★

  • Paris, Texas

    ★★★★½

  • Glass

    ★★★½

  • Unbreakable

    ★★★★½

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  • Showgirls

    Showgirls

    ★★★★½

    SCAVENGER HUNT #64 MOVIE #19 WATCH A FILM THAT HAS WON A RAZZIE AWARD 

    holy shit!!!! a stunning american work of exploitation which renders just how easily corruptible human beings are, as if it’s an inherent quality of our nature, and how acts of forgiveness, love and hope ring hollow in the face of such corruption, even though they may appear genuine on the surface.  kindness here appears solely as a device which manages to expose the self-serving side of…

  • Ganja & Hess

    Ganja & Hess

    ★★★★½

    SCAVENGER HUNT #67 MOVIE #17 WATCH A HORROR FILM BY A BLACK DIRECTOR

    there’s always a double edged sword with these movies that aim to speak for themselves or suggest that what you personally see in the film is what you’ll take out of it, because there tends to be a thin line between something of substantive depth and artsy fartsy nonsense.  but I read a tweet tonight saying “Do not become addicted to plot. You will resent its absence…

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  • The King of Staten Island

    The King of Staten Island

    ★★★½

    judd apatow you do NOT need to make a HUNDRED AND THIRTY SIX MINUTE FILM ABOUT PETE DAVIDSON.  MAKE SHORTER FILMS ABOUT COOLER PEOPLE!!!! thanks


    9 month later update: heck, judd apatow may have just reeled me in with his unique brand of nonsense and immensely watchable actors once again.  I enjoyed it alright!!! my original point absolutely still stands though.

  • In the Soup

    In the Soup

    ★★★★

    If A Film Bro Made a Film About The Life Of A Film Bro, But Made It Good And Not Pretentious.  

    this honestly deserves more love, and i’m just glad this was restored for streaming services or what not, because it’s a true hidden gem of US independent cinema in the 90’s with shining performances from seymour cassel (RIP) and EARLY buscemi, who’s just a heck of a man in this. engrossing story about the struggles of aspiring filmmakers…