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  • Noah 2014

    Watched 04 Apr, 2014 3

    UPDATE:

    Here's my two-part, review-ish coverage at Looking Closer.

    Part One

    Part Two

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    ORIGINAL LETTERBOXD COMMENTS:

    So, I've seen it. I haven't been in any hurry to publish a review, since the studio decided not to bother showing it to the Seattle press at all.

    I'll publish something about it next week — what I admire about it, and what I don't (there's plenty of both) — at jeffreyoverstreet.com.

    In the meantime... wow, I just cannot believe…

  • The World's End 2013

    Rewatched 29 Aug, 2013 1

    I'm not the first person to say it, but it's true — this film, like the two before it, is designed to be seen a second time, when viewers will realize just how every fleeting moment either foretells upcoming events, sets up elaborate jokes, or reveals a punchline for a joke yet to be told. It's the fastest-moving, most confidently scripted and edited film I've seen this year. And the action scenes are dizzyingly joyous. When was the last time…