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  • The Shallows

    The Shallows 2016

    ½ Watched 11 Sep, 2016

    Title accurately describes the depth of storytelling, acting & directing. If the plot sounds thin to you, you will marvel at how the creators manage to take a pathetically one-dimensional premise & make it even more vapid than expected. Despite the gore there's no meat to this film at all. Far & away the worst film I've seen this year, & if you check my diary I've seen some stinkers.

  • Independence Day: Resurgence

    Independence Day: Resurgence 2016

    ½ Watched 09 Jul, 2016

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  • Breathless

    Breathless 1960

    Watched 07 Jan, 2015

    A girl, a gun, and not much else.

    Last week I had the pleasure of attending The Loft Cinema’s inaugural screening in its month-long Jean-Luc Godard retrospective. Known as a pioneer of the French New Wave (“La Nouvelle Vague”) alongside François Truffaut and Claude Chabrol, Godard sought to chronicle the existentialism and frivolity of what he called “the children of Marx and Coca-Cola.” Playing fast and loose with plot and storytelling, and using meta-references and documentarian styles to both honor…