michael “the crying of lot 69” heimbaugh

michael “the crying of lot 69” heimbaugh


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Favorite films

  • Uncut Gems
  • Miami Vice
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • Showgirls

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  • R.E.M. Road Movie

    R.E.M. Road Movie

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    R.E.M.—aka my absolute favorite band of all time, ever—just released a 25th-anniversary deluxe remastered edition of 1994’s excellent Monster. The reissue has given me a much deeper appreciation of a record I’d always underrated—not exactly an easy listen, to be sure, but it’s still some of their best and most strangely beautiful work. In that spirit, I figured I’d finally give this overlooked nugget from the Monster-adjacent era (a major contender for the band’s…

  • Bad Boys II

    Bad Boys II

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    “I’ve got so much brass up my ass, I could be playing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner.’”

    For better or for worse, Michael Bay is the most American filmmaker in cinema history. His movies are the audiovisual equivalent of shotgunning a six-pack of Mountain Dew while stockpiling guns atop the Washington Monument. And like America itself, they’re rife with contradictions: Two Black cops disrupt a KKK rally only to eventually find themselves forced to enlist the help of a jailed Klansman. The…

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