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  • The Departed

    The Departed

    ★★★★★

    My dream is that The Departed would be the bare minimum effort energy and enthusiasm required by the MPAA to make a modern feature film. And every studio should only be allowed to make 1 film a year. 

    Anyway I guess what I’m trying to say is that this movie is infinitely rewatchable, a feat that gets more impressive the older I get and the more films I see. One of the sexiest casts ever assembled with the pacing of a goddamn rollercoaster. A gem that ages well.

  • BlacKkKlansman

    BlacKkKlansman

    ★★★½

    Some pretty fun and powerful stuff, undercut at times by some questionable casting and arch performances. It’s funny as time goes on how less and less believeable kids today are at playing older generations. As much as Topher Grace resembles the real David Duke, it’s impossible to believe him as he Eric Foremans his way through scene after scene.


    If the ending doesn’t make you weep, you might not have a soul.

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  • Loveless

    Loveless

    ★★★★½

    Putting aside the fair share of patience testing search party sequences, Loveless provides a thorough look at generational cycles of brutal toxic narcissism while society crumbles around them. The bleak material comes with a necessary balance of solid dark deadpan eurohumor.


    Just realized I watched Breathless then Loveless. What should I watch next?

  • Breathless

    Breathless

    ★★★★

    As fun and iconic as it is a slog. I have a complicated relationship with Godard.