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  • Harold and Maude
  • Donnie Darko
  • In Bruges
  • (500) Days of Summer

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

  • Unico in the Island of Magic

    ★★★★

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  • The French Dispatch

    ★★★

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Is it better than the original? Yeah, noticeably better.

    Does it justify the doubled runtime? Hell no!

    I can't really say I enjoyed this any better than the original cut as a result. If anything, the original at least seemed to value my time more, and was less of a slog to get through. This took 2 sittings, over a couple days, and couldn't keep my attention.

    There's more time for Cyborg and that works ok! There's more time for…

  • Unico in the Island of Magic

    Unico in the Island of Magic

    ★★★★

    It's not perfect, and I didn't understand a lot of it, but there's something so aesthetically cozy and offputting at the same time here that I just adore. Tezuka was a master of design and I don't know what all he designed here, but just some of the environments - the stairs with figures pointing out randomly particularly - are so fantastically unique. This felt incredibly nostalgic even though I'd never even heard of Unico before - again, plot made like no sense but I had a great time

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  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

    Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

    ★★★★★

    To me, a masterclass in how to make frenetic editing emotionally impactful. The fact that the story itself is so incredible in every sense of the word helps, but so many movies end up over edited to insert laughs into dark situations or to try to keep action rolling or whatnot. This movie borders right on the edge of overediting at times, but is able to find a presentation to me that is simultaneously heartbreaking, heartwarming, and totally chaotic, with…

  • Artemis Fowl

    Artemis Fowl

    Artemis Fowl more like Fartimous Foul