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  • The Insider

    The Insider

    ★★★★

    Michael Mann’s The Insider emerged in the halcyon days of 1999, at the tail end of period of seemingly endless economic expansion and progressive liberal reform across the United States, indebted to and reflective of the pervasive cynicism and paranoia of the mid-70s American political cinema. Like Joe Frady, the overzealous investigative reporter at the center of Alan Pakula’s The Parallax View, Mann regards “60 Minutes” producer Lowell Bergman as an honorable man beset by an institutional corruption he can…

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★

    so metaphorical

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  • Vox Lux

    Vox Lux

    ★½

    rest of the world: *through tears* p-please... you can’t just do every performance with a stupid accent
    natalie portman: noo yawk

  • Suburbicon

    Suburbicon

    just because you're in some Coen brothers movies doesn't mean you can make a Coen brothers movie