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  • Freaks
  • Electra Glide in Blue
  • Auto Focus
  • The 15:17 to Paris

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  • The Fabelmans

    ★★★

  • Auto Focus

    ★★★★★

  • Lifeboat

    ★★★

  • Anyone But You

    ★★½

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  • The Fabelmans

    The Fabelmans

    ★★★

    A westward crawl of Manifest Destiny that culminates in Sammy/Steven’s Hollywood arrival. Previously explored (that is, hinted at in Spielberg’s filmography and given special attention in Molly Haskell’s 2018 monograph) pet obsessions are on full display in this portrait of the artist as a young man – Spielberg’s repressed religiosity; his conflicted feelings toward his parents and their eventual divorce (and squeamishness about adult sexuality in general); his retreat into filmmaking, first as a whimsical hobby that sublimates childhood fears…

  • Anyone But You

    Anyone But You

    ★★½

    Sydney Sweeney has the sad eyes of an old Basset hound.
    Watched with the fellas.

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  • Skinamarink

    Skinamarink

    ★½

    More like suckamadick

  • Alex's War

    Alex's War

    ★½

    A best-of compilation with some January 6 footage shoehorned as bookends. Filmmaking at its absolute laziest. Nice of Alex Moyer to make a movie about her friend tho.