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  • Southside With You

    Southside With You 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 25 Aug, 2016

    Parker Sawyers could not look more like Barack Obama if Stan Winston had done prosthetic makeup. It was uncanny. Plus he gave one hell of a performance. 

    This film is like the blacker, more inspirational version of a Kevin Smith movie: it's basically one long dialogue between two people scene.

  • The Lobster

    The Lobster 2015

    Watched 04 Jun, 2016 1

    A satire is more than just asking some interesting questions then fucking off to nonsense territory and ignoring them. This film is loaded with Chekov's Guns that it never even considers firing.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★½ Added

    Coordinated chaos. Death ballet. Diesel opera. Greased bullets. Pole dance murder.

  • Cloud Atlas

    Cloud Atlas 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 27 Oct, 2012

    Every episode of my Gobbledygeek podcast for the rest of this year could (and should?) be about CLOUD ATLAS and I would be completely happy!

    Though I don't feel it's as opaque and confusing as its detractors want you to believe (I felt it made perfect emotional sense every single second of its three hour running time), I realize now how difficult it is to explain the plot and narrative in a casual review.

    Suffice to say this film is,…