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  • I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House

    I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House


    This was so lovely and quaint and utterly horrifying while barely looking like it's lifting a finger. Also perhaps the first VOD/Netflix film that is improved by finding it's way into your home because it opens up on the screen appearing as if another room in your home has mysteriously come about. I actually can't imagine enjoying this is as much in a theatre.

  • Morris from America

    Morris from America


    I don't want to say, "I don't get why this is set in Germany", but if it were set in America it'd be exactly the same movie about an awkward coming-of-age teen. Although I understand the alienation that comes with being a black American in Germany, let alone a little awkward, I just don't think the movie plays the cultural barriers for all its worth.

    I think what's mostly stopping me from loving this is how much of a dick…

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  • Groundhog Day

    Groundhog Day


    Seemed a bit repetitive.

  • American Sniper

    American Sniper


    more convinced with time that this is an anti-war film even if it is overly-jingoistic and one of those shameless, "Americans killing foreigners makes them sad" narratives. It's very much a movie that wants its cake and to eat too; to depict the war as shit and Kyle as a madman as well to justify it and call him a hero. It does all of those things at different times. And I think the fact that Eastwood's style is so…