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  • Gemini Man

    Gemini Man

    It is baffling to think this came from the same director as Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, and Life of Pi.

  • Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

    Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

    ★★

    This movie is truly terrible but it has some ridiculous slapstick at times that makes it fun. Freddy never uses his glove to kill anyone? Very frustrating.

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  • Scream 3

    Scream 3

    ★★★★

    I previously thought of Scream 3 as the weakest of the movies, but upon rewatch, I think it's better than Scream 4, and actually more relevant now than it was in 2000. It's a horror film for the #metoo era before that was even talked about openly. The movie suggests that the entire franchise resulted from the abuse of an aspiring actress who was raped and taken advantage of by a gross and powerful movie producer, with everything from the…

  • Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

    ★★★★

    Doesn't quite scale the incredible heights of Kill Bill or Inglourious Basterds, but it's a clever, beautifully photographed tapestry of has and has-beens, glamor and broken dreams. Tarantino skillfully manipulates the audience by playing on our expectations of how reality unfolded regarding Sharon Tate and provides a shockingly explosive catharsis only the cinema could provide. It was an absolute joy to watch.