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  • Cha Cha Real Smooth
  • Deadpool 2
  • The American

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  • Cha Cha Real Smooth

    ★★★★

  • Vertigo

    ★★★★★

  • White Men Can't Jump

    ★★★½

  • Days of Thunder

    ★★★½

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  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★★

    Never give up on this world when someone can create something as beautiful as this. The world is a better place with this film in it.

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  • Anatomy of a Fall

    Anatomy of a Fall

    ★★★½

    Sandra Hüller, that kid, and Messi the dog are the best actors working today hands down.

  • Unstoppable

    Unstoppable

    ★★★★

    Still one of the purest of its form from these past fifteen years.  In some ways, it’s sad that this was Tony Scott’s last film before his death—it’s a movie he could have made with his eyes closed, easy.  In other ways, it has that ordinary American heroism we associate with his work right there in every frame.  Like Mann and Malick (yes I’m comparing him with them), I’ve always preferred his late-career work/digital cinema work than his early stuff,…

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  • Barbarian

    Barbarian

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    72

    Very nice to see Wes Craven still alive and well in modern horror and in some ways Sam Raimi, too, with how this is probably the best comedy of the year? Seriously, that tape measuring scene is killer and Justin Long continues to be a true MVP. Long and director Zach Creggar (of The Whitest Kids U’Know fame) commit so hard to the humor it’s great. I’m glad but also sad that this is one of the few films that…

  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★★

    100
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    Random thoughts:

    Snow beard should be a fashion accessory.

    When out in the middle of a frozen hellscape, a single malt scotch and a flamethrower is all you need.

    The atmospheric, apocalyptic dread is so palpable every minute it’s hard to imagine humanity ever coming out of a scenario like this alive.

    Yes Childs, I do believe in this “voodoo bullshit.”

    “Weird and pissed off” indeed.