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  • Personal Problems
  • The Discarnates
  • 0.5 mm
  • Tropical Malady

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  • Born in Flames

    ★★★★½

  • Memories

    ★★★½

  • The Rocking Horsemen

    ★★★★

  • Reds

    ★★★★

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  • Crimson Peak

    Crimson Peak

    ★★★

    accidentally the fifth ghost-related movie i’ve watched in a row

  • Inland Empire

    Inland Empire

    ★★★★★

    the restoration adds a whole new layer to the light, but without stripping away the “what the fuck am i looking at” quality that makes the original MiniDV cut so good. also my first Lynch in theaters! if you try to enter this soundscape through TV speakers, you’re missing at least 70% of the experience.

    you dyin’, lady.

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  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    Natalie Portman is the reason I work out. I have this fantasy where we start talking at the Vanity Fair Oscars party bar. We exchange a few pleasantries. She asks what I do. I say I loved her in New Girl. She laughs. I get my drink.

    "Well, see ya," I say and walk away. I've got her attention now. How many guys voluntarily leave a conversation with Natalie Portman? She touches her neck as she watches me leave.

    Later,…

  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

    As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

    ★★★★★

    This film prompted me to dig out an old cell phone I haven’t used in two and a half years, and I found voicemails from my mother who died in April of 2014. I didn’t recognize her voice.