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  • Being John Malkovich

    Being John Malkovich

    ★★★★

    There was a time when I thought BJM was as good if not better than any other movie ever made, but I guess my perspective and taste has changed a lot over the years. The single most impressive thing about BJM is that it exists at all, which sort of became the M.O. of all comedy in the digital age: “can you believe someone actually had this idea, actually made it, and put this much effort into it?!” Though the…

  • Hard Eight

    Hard Eight

    ★★★

    All of the elements are there that would come to define the style of a master filmmaker, but Hard Eight is definitely a dolled-up student film that lacks the steam and depth to carry itself at feature length. Plenty of great moments from a terrific cast though. The Hoffman scene alone is worth the price of admission.

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  • Citizen Kane

    Citizen Kane

    ★★★★★

    My fifth or sixth watch, gets more impressive each time I see it. I know I’m not treading any new territory by saying so but, masterpiece.

  • 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?