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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★

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

    If I was only judging by Jamie Lee Curtis’s return to the series and John Carpenter’s return to scoring it would’ve been immaculate.

    However, focus on Laurie Strode is lacking. Building an ensemble is good but it is inconsistent here. Green’s work with younger performers, who play but cameos here, is as always spot on, while Hawkins gets some nice rounding and gets a history the “New Loomis” is just that only predictably an antithesis and the podcasters in the…

  • Flight of the Conchords: Live in London

    Flight of the Conchords: Live in London

    ★★★★★

    A welcome return.

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  • The City of the Dead

    The City of the Dead

    ★★★½

    Simply structered but eerily effective.

  • Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric

    Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric

    ★★★½

    It's a sprawling topic, which makes it hard to hold together. However, it was informative, and clarified some things I wondered about. It can communicate with the uninitiated, and as per usual makes a mockery of prejudice through science. However, some of the sociological insights, especially from other cultures, are what is most telling. Some of the subjects' stories are quite moving and communicate volumes.