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  • Paris is Burning

    Paris is Burning 1990

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Jul, 2015

    Captivating and incredibly compelling look at a subculture that's been around since the 60's and somehow remains "underground." Also serves as a melancholy look at the successes of an oppressed group of people... Particularly poignant given the recent gay marriage advances.

    A bit sad but also filled with hilarious characters and absolute perseverance.

  • Let's Be Cops

    Let's Be Cops 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 03 Jul, 2015

    Oddly, I loved it. Delivered the goofiness and humor I expected but also came with some surprising darker undertakings about the fear of police work. Would re watch on a TBS rerun anytime

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  • Citizenfour

    Citizenfour 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 08 Dec, 2014

    If I were a more eloquent individual I could wax on about how powerful and important this movie is. The story of such a huge dissent told while it is happening is a bit unreal. I wish there were some uplifting message at the end about governments reigning it in but I saw none.

    Must see for anyone. Period.

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Apr, 2015

    I saw this alone so there was no moment to converse openly about the implications of the Singularity and what it means to be conscious and "alive" - worthwhile topics evoked by this.

    Rather amazing CG and great performances all around. I read a lot of reviews having issue with the machine being female and, thus, automatically a fetish object... Not so sure about that myself. It may say more about the reviewer than the film implies. Tho I guess that's another topic best wrestled when viewed with others.