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  • Inglourious Basterds

    Inglourious Basterds

    ★★★★★

    “There's a special rung in hell reserved for people who waste good scotch. Seeing as how I may be rapping on the door momentarily...”
    “I must say, damn good stuff, Sir.”

    Inglorious Bastards is some damn good stuff!
    I despise some of the lame criticism Tarantino gets on being a dialogue driven and viscerally violent filmmaker. Does it is make him any less of an artist then Malick or Tarkovsky? No. Artist paint with different brushes and strokes. His greatest…

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★★

    Stuff all the Roland Emmerich’s of this world into a boat and let it sink. We need more Denis Villeneuve’s. Arrival meditates on first contact questions I have long pondered but never voiced. Lensed to a purposefully and forcefully perceptive intent orientated meeting of language, sound, discourse and meaning. Sewing together time and memory, a touchingly beautiful retrospection transiently fleeting. Right from the opening scene you know the subplot is integral, a fast shot of life, raising one’s kids. Paralleling…