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  • Horse Girl

    Horse Girl

    ★★★

    The end of this kinda gets lost, but I actually loved the first half of this? There was a solid 5 minutes at the beginning of this movie where they’re talking about DNA tests and I was really excited because I thought this was going to be about a girl who finds out she is half human and half horse. Turns out that’s not exactly right, but it still manages to be a far weirder and more interesting movie than…

  • DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story

    DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story

    ★★★½

    Some of this has aged so poorly but... thank god for peak Ben Stiller. Carries this thing so hard. Also the few minutes of young Jason Bateman are spectacular. Watched way more of this on cable than I meant to last night.

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  • The Way Back

    The Way Back

    ★★★½

    Wait why was this so good what the fuck lol.

    HBOMax pretty clearly defining itself as one of the premier must-have streaming services also, especially if it keeps adding Warner Bros. new releases. HBO original series, Turner Classics, decent new releases, and a pretty healthy mix of old blockbusters and interesting auteur stuff (Fast and the Furious to Dog Day Afternoon to A Hidden Life). Top notch.

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★

    “Don’t try to understand it. Feel it.”

    Caught it at a drive-in. Christopher Nolan’s funniest movie, but so obsessed with its own cleverness that leaves out any sort of heart. Dunkirk was proof that Nolan could indulge in his pure spectacle without going completely cold, and even Inception is filled with enough blockbustery pathos. But this one falls short for me, my least favorite Nolan since The Dark Knight Rises on first watch. 

    Probably hurts that the morning after I’m…