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  • The Handmaid's Tale

    The Handmaid's Tale

    Better than its reputation suggest and does a few things better than the TV adaptation. It was always going to be a struggle to adapt such an internal novel to the screen, but I think Schlöndorff and Pinter do a pretty good job on the whole, especially eschewing the lazy voice-overs that the TV adaptation relies on. That being said, the film is at best "PRETTY GOOD". Richardson is very good, playing the character almost exclusively passively. But the film's greatest moment belongs to Dunaway, who after commanding Richardson to have sex with Aidan Quinn, watches herself on television singing 'Amazing Grace'. That's some high-level camp.

  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    Bobby Cannavale's movie career is weird.

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  • Blow Out

    Blow Out

    ★★★★★

    I'm not allowed to watch this again for at least a year. Otherwise this would probably be the only film I ever watch.

  • Hitchcock

    Hitchcock

    ★½

    Actual dialog from the film Hitchcock

    Hitchcock: In my thirty years as a director I have never found a Hitchcock blonde more beautiful than you, Alma.

    Alma: Oh, I have been waiting for thirty years to hear you say that.

    Hitchcock: That's why they call me the Master of Suspense.