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  • A Cure for Wellness

    A Cure for Wellness


    A Cure for Wellness is pretty insane. It opens feeling like a David Fincher-psychological suspense film, then becomes The Shining in the middle, and finally settles at being an operatic homage to Hammer Horror films. I enjoyed each of these parts, but have to admit I probably would've been happier if the movie was more consistently one of these three things.

    Responses on it seem to be running all over the place: from declaring it a new cult-classic to describing…

  • 20th Century Women

    20th Century Women

    Hey Kid. Stop asphyxiating yourself in the park!

    There. MOVIE DONE!

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  • Manchester by the Sea

    Manchester by the Sea


    I'm not going to hold back on spoilers so be sure not to continue reading if you care about that.

    There are two choices in Manchester by the Sea that I think are indefensible. Number one is the way Lonergan has chosen to present the burning down of Lee Chandler's (Casey Affleck's) house. Apparently it's not enough to have a montage of kids dying, but you also have to put dissonant Kubrickian music under said montage otherwise I guess people…

  • Swiss Army Man

    Swiss Army Man


    I'm not ashamed to say I didn't pay for this. No one should have to pay for work that is this uninspired, obnoxious or worthless. If you, like I did, feel compelled to see this movie because of the "people" on your Twitter/Facebook feed who keep recommending it to you then I would suggest that you not pay for it either. There are many ways/opportunities to see movies like this for free if you seek them out. 

    I'm not going…