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  • The Public Woman

    The Public Woman

    ★★★★★

    Zalawski’s “Adaptation”

    For real though, I haven’t seen a Zulawski film that hasn’t hit it out of the park. So worth the money

  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ★★★★

    This is the rating for the extended version. In some places the missing scenes help, fleshing out Mr. and Mrs. O’Brien, there own personal weaknesses and insecurities. However, in order to extend the length of certain sequences that existed in the first cut, music cues were moved, impacting the emotional punch (the music that plays while the O’Briens driving away from the house in the first cut now plays over a montage of Jack making new friends at a special…

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  • The House That Jack Built

    The House That Jack Built

    ½

    Lars, if you want to write essays, just write essays, but don't invent a film just to badly wax poetic about the ethics of art and violence within it. I gave up taking the movie seriously after during one voiceover monologue about the purpose of art, Von Trier showed clips of his previous films. The clips didn't enhance the story at all, but it did clarify the ham-fisted attempt the director was making to justify his own existence after being…

  • Thor: Ragnarok

    Thor: Ragnarok

    ★★★★

    The only Marvel film i've ever really enjoyed or would consider buying. Colorful, engaging, pokes fun at itself. Jeff Goldblum is a national comedic treasure.