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  • The Firm

    The Firm

    Maybe this is a good movie, maybe it's a bad one that's too long. That distinction is irrelevant to me and my purposes. It had been a long day and we put it on to have something mentally undemanding playing that would transport us to Normie 1993, like a more immersive version of how people play that 6 hour burning fireplace screensaver for their Christmas parties. On that single dimension it delivered with flying colors.

    I liked when Tom Cruise…

  • Death Note

    Death Note

    This whole thing would be like seven minutes long if they cut all the tortured inner monologue exposition dumps.

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It rules that Bong Joon-Ho anticipates you anticipating a twist where the rich family is smarter than they appear and then pulls the rug out from under you to reveal that they’re actually even dumber and more casually cruel than you originally thought. That’s radical realism, baby.

  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I was sitting next to the entrance and during the sex scene a guy walked into the wrong theater, went “nope,” and walked back out.