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  • Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness

    Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness

    Tiger King is a brilliant story that is totally flawed in its execution and asks all the wrong questions. The documentarians abandon all critical distance from their subjects and fall in love with the big, dramatic, trashy personalities. The show is in love with its subjects, chiefly Joe Exotic, and seeks to exploit them for all the comedic and trashy reality tv moments it can. Falling under his spell the show indulges in a very misogynistic framing of Carole Baskin…

  • The Grand Duel

    The Grand Duel

    ★★★

    An occasionally good spaghetti western that has as many plot holes as it does shootouts. However, it is saved from itself by the usually charismatic Lee Van Cleef and a fantastic recurring moody theme by Luis Bacalov (of Django game).

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  • Hellboy

    Hellboy

    ½

    I retract every good thing I’ve said about this. What was I thinking?!

  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★★

    It’s a masterpiece. Right up there with Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, and Goodfellas. A film full of longing, shame, and regret. What else is there to say?