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  • The Ducktators

    The Ducktators

  • Anne of the Indies

    Anne of the Indies

    ★★★★½

    I didn't adapt to Tourneur working with color here as immediately as I did with Wichita, but once I did, boy this took off. The setting and action in this film felt so different compared to other Tourneur films I've seen, including the other swashbuckling-type film The Flame and the Arrow. Another shocker is how great the sound is for all the explosions here.

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  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★★

    Holy shit this was so GOOD! Fuck me. Goddamn this was so good.

  • Knight of Cups

    Knight of Cups

    ★★★★★

    Countless times I've read film reviewers use some variation of "this film is pure poetry". It's crossed my sight so often that I can't remember a time when I thought of the phrase as anything more than an idiom that simply describes a beautiful film (genetically speaking). These films are typically carefully written, well performed (often with dramatic emphasis on actors' reactions and movement), all complimented camera work and editing. I've always read the phrase as a catch all for…