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  • All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

    All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

    ★★★★★

    No matter how tall a tower you build, what shape you build your house, how advanced your machines....

    No matter how pure your intentions, how noble your cause, how many supporters / resources you may have...

    No matter how radically different a point of view you can dream up, articulate & sell... 

    You will never see the face of God. You will never comprehend the infinite. You will never steer - no matter how powerful you or others perceive you to be - His plan off course.

  • Mulholland Falls

    Mulholland Falls

    The movie is so bad it’s nearly charming. 

    Jennifer Connelly is so... so... good, though.

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  • High and Low

    High and Low

    ★★★★★

    Mind completely blown.

    Never has a film further exceeded my expectations.

    I fucking love this.

  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Fuuuuuck... That's the stuff.

    I can see some of Darren Aronofsky, Spike Lee, Lars Von Trier, and even Gaspar Noe in here - in terms of visual style. In terms of tone and dialogue, it felt like a combination of David Mamet, Martin McDonagh, even Charlie Kaufman - in a 'Synechdoche, New York' sort of way.

    This plays very much in the same space that '8-1/2' did. It is meta as hell and entirely self-aware, which is what makes most…