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  • Q

    Q

    ★★★

    A lot of this does little for me, and yet, Micahel Moriarty steers this out of dismissal territory and straight into "maybe good territory"?

    A truly astounding performance from Moriarty here, nothing I ever expected to see in something this schlocky and grotesque, but its so committed and complex - the peak of his arc transcends all the other nonsense in this movie and then some.

    Its also funny that quetzalcoatl is flying around Manhattan biting peoples heads, but it is ultimately the secondary pleasure of this film.

  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    ★½

    No interesting take here. The first segment is iffy, yet lively, everything else essentially DOA.

    Would love to not have to hear about these guys anymore if possible.

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  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    I love the attention to detail in this movie, the small touches and considered nuances that really flesh out this world, like the white board that John Krasinski has had up for over a year that says some shit like

    Survive:
    Medical Supplies
    Sound proof

    Creature:
    ARMOR
    Sound??

    WHAT IS THEIR WEAKNESS?!?

  • Mistress America

    Mistress America

    ★★★★★

    Had a very young, depressing Thanksgiving and rewatched this among other things.

    The fact that this was met with confusion and dismissal by the critical community upon its release goes to show that the culture is largely undeserving and weak. Why bother?

    To be fair I hedged my bets at the time a little (I'm always a little concerned that movies like this might simply be pandering to my demo), but watching this time around its clear that this movie…