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  • The Thin Red Line
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  • Moneyball

    ★★★★½

  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

    ★★★★½

  • Elvis

    ★★★½

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★

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  • Underground

    Underground

    ★★★★★

    Probably the best film no one hears about, Underground is so full of life yet soaked in death.

    The director, Emir Kusturica has somehow turned the real world into a Fellini party, a Lubitsch romance with Alex Cox punk poetry mixed with Powell and Pressburger cinematic weight.

    At 2 hours and 45 minutes Underground only ever rests when the chapter cards appear on screen. Starting with a mentally challenged innocent young man at a zoo trying to protect a chimp…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Max hangs onto the only tree we see in the film, as a huge piece of man made machinery rips it out of the earth.

    True poetic imagery in an action masterpiece.

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  • Moneyball

    Moneyball

    ★★★★½

    There’s something off with this movie, like the structure and maybe some of the character moments. But the faults keep me so interested in the film, like I’ve watched this a dozen times and every time I feel like there’s something not right with it but I still get sucked in.

  • Elvis

    Elvis

    ★★★½

    This summer is the sweatiest in movie history. Between Elvis & Maverick I haven’t seen men sweat this much since any Ben Gazara movie.

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  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    ★★★★★

    I find it strange that this movie is so popular. I see 'bros' quoting it and they always have this next to Goodfellas and The Sopranos and Entourage in their collection of movies(as do I). I think a lot of people like it for the wrong reasons. They like the violence and the guns and DENIRO. But for me this is the quintessential art house film: ambiguous in it's meaning, a meandering story with no plot in sight, a protagonist…

  • Gummo

    Gummo

    ★★★

    What the Fuck
    What the Fuck

    Cracking Shuck
    Holy Donald Duck

    Smelly Truck
    Youthful Puck

    Hair that's growing out of your back
    Kids that say the darndest things.

    Poop.

    Crepes. With bananas and asparagus.
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    Spaceships blasting 409 on a chevy nova.




    Gummo is about 100 times more bizarre than what you have just read and I apologize for this review.