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  • Going Where I've Never Been: The Photography of Diane Arbus

    Going Where I've Never Been: The Photography of Diane Arbus 1972

    ★★★½ Added

    More a narrated slideshow than an actual film, but definitely worth a watch/listen if you like to know some of Arbus's thoughts on the world and her inspiration for doing what she did.

  • The Master

    The Master 2012

    ★★★★★ Added

    I took me long while before I knew what to make of The Master. The film fascinated me from the get-go, seeing it three times in the cinema (two times in 70mm), but even after those three viewings I didn't know what to make of it. Every time I saw a new story. A story about how people function inside a group. A story about a false prophet's slow decay. A story about two men falling in love with each…

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  • The Big Short

    The Big Short 2015

    ★★★½ Added

    How can you cast Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell, and not be able to afford a focus puller?

    Seriously, half of this movie was out of focus. Never seen anything like it.

  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight 2015

    ★★★½ Added

    An epic in style, but not in substance.

    To me it felt like QT tried to accomplish something he already did much better, and denser, in Reservoir Dogs.

    I enjoyed seeing it in gorgeous 70mm, but I do feel like QT knew he wanted to make a 180 minute epic before he even decided what the story was going to be. In the end, I don't think it has the substance to back up the size of this film.