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  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    ½

    This might be the worst movie I've actually ever seen.

  • Dragnet

    Dragnet

    ★★½

    I liked this movie a lot as a kid, though in the cold light of 30 years later, it's pretty goddamn sleazy. Not without charms, though, Hanks is delightful company and Ackroyd's Joe Friday shtick is very funny. Not enough Dabney Coleman. I had forgotten that it ends with a fucking rap performed in-character by Hanks & Ackroyd, hoo boy that's painful haha.

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  • Tiny Furniture

    Tiny Furniture

    ★★★★

    I think I'm supposed to hate movies like this, the drifty after college middle class angst movies, but I just don't. I've never seen Garden State, about which I am reasonably proud, but I do love The Graduate, I really liked Greenberg (the ultimate graduate), and I loved Tiny Furniture. I'm sure, if viewed from a certain angle, this could seem like an indie-gazing navel fest, but something in Lena Dunham's delivery of the scenario, her character, the mopey realism, really charmed me. I simply enjoyed this movie and I want to see her make more of them.

  • Irreversible

    Irreversible

    ★★★★★

    This movie is deeply unpleasant and unsettling. It's actually a dreadful, awful experience being in its company throughout its running time. It is also one of the best films I have ever seen. Unlike Memento, to which it could clearly be compared in terms of structure, there is an actual point to the storytelling trickery, that of peeling back the layers from revenge to crime to peace. It's a fascinating way to get to know a set of characters, and…