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  • Shiva Baby

    Shiva Baby

    ★★★½

    Have to acknowledge the beauty of a nice 80 minute picture. Would have liked to hang out a bit more with some of the cast (Molly Gordon, Fred Melamed and Jackie Hoffman are great), but yes, leave us wanting more. The horror of this worked really well. Yet so many people in the same house, even if they're all older relatives, seemed nice after the past year and a half...

    Also,
    How many logo's are in front of this?!
    Kinda glad this isn't a Gabby Hoffman picture 😬

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    The Empire Strikes Back

    ★★★★★

    On the one hand the remaster on the Plus looks beautiful, but having to take all of the CG garbage with it is such a let down...

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  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    ★★★★½

    Zero regrets about driving 400km to see this in 70mm. Got a little introduction about the history of 70mm film and some of its merits before the start. Very cool experience, including the overture and intermission to set the mood (didn't realize until now that intermissions aren't standard in the US, they are here).

    This film obviously looked great, obviously has stellar dialogue and obviously has awesome performances. Scene after scene of trademark Tarantino suspense building until an explosion of spectacular violence breaks out, just to start building up to another.

    Pretty much loved everything about it.

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    Hard to put a number down for this one. There's so much to love but also some elements I didn't like or made me need to rewatch this and the original to make sure. 

    In a lot of ways I might like it more than the original. They found a great way to make Gosling's character a lot more emotionally resonant than Deckard in the first. In other ways it confused me about Deckards relationships in the first and made…