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  • Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

    Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

    ★★★★

    It's strange that the key art here are black and white images. one of the most gorgeous technicolors i've seen. i've never seen such beautiful shades of teal in a movie.

    kind of a bizarre, surreal fairy tale
    of a movie. Didn't land all the way with me, but there's an A+ scene or two in there.


    Though they share the same cinematographer, doesn't quite live up to The Red Shoes, in terms of ambitious technicolor fairytale myths.

    A+ production design, A+ cinematography, A+ ava gardner

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    ★★★½

    i feel like spielberg movies are like the general idea of what movies are supposed to be and this movie is like the very center of his ouvre.

    it's the mean of movies. it was made in the center point of film history. 40 years after citizen kane, 40 years before where we are now. simultaneously classic and modern in form.

    like if an alien showed up and asked someone hey what's a movie, i feel like you'd show them…

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  • Leaving Neverland

    Leaving Neverland

    ★★★★

    I went to Neverland Ranch in 2003, around the time the court cases were going on. I was about 13. It wasn’t a special invite from MJ or anything. It was for a Disney premiere screening of “Pirates of the Carribean” that my dad pulled an invite to. Not sure why they held a big event there while Jackson was AWOL dealing with the allegations, but uh, there we were.

    Anyway, you get there and you get on a little…

  • Fyre Fraud

    Fyre Fraud

    ★★★★

    Fyre Fest docs are my new favorite genre of cinema