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  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Nov, 2015

    Delightful spy froth. The four charismatic leads probably deserve a more robust narrative, but at least they get gorgeous costumes and a throwback directing style that feels refreshing and imaginative.

  • James White

    James White 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Nov, 2015

    Crushingly eludes your preconceptions. Stunning directness and honesty in the acting from Cynthia Nixon and a revelatory Christopher Abbott. Despite the difficulty of the subject matter, its familiarity and frankness also left me wanting to return, as if I was leaving part of my life behind.

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  • Liberal Arts

    Liberal Arts 2012

    ★½ Watched 24 Sep, 2012 3

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This is the kind of wistful auburn drama that's so easy to watch, you feel harsh pointing out everything that's wrong with it. But it's so aware of being that kind of film, to the extent that the first piece of classical music that plays from Elizabeth Olsen's mixtape gift to Josh Radnor, soundtracking his journey back out of the rosy green backwoods of Ohio, is Beethoven's 'Pastoral' symphony. It's so deeply aware of itself that this mixtape becomes the…

  • Flesh for Frankenstein

    Flesh for Frankenstein 1973

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Mar, 2012

    To know death, Otto, you have to fuck life in the gall bladder!