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  • UHF

    UHF

    most of us have those movies that we watched so many times as kids, they went beyond knowing every line into muscle memory - no longer a series of scenes with a plot but a slideshow, a machine where gear 1 turned gear 2 and so on, where line deliveries were no longer made up of individual words but a song in which the speaker's inflection created the tune. these movies are ingrained so deeply that it's impossible to judge…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★½

    so i wrote a whole bunch of words about this whole thing, but i cut them out, because here's what's important to me and honestly who gives a shit about the rest:
    what's in this movie, like really IN it, is aging luke and leia. there is something about the two of them here that touches my soul in a way unconnected to childhood warmth, and it isn't even because they're especially well written or well acted, but because they…

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  • Minions

    Minions

    when i say i would die for my daughter, it doesn't only mean i would give her a vital organ or make her drink the last of the water in a desert or take her place in front of an oncoming speeding vehicle or pull her out of a burning building. it also means i will die thousands upon thousands of small deaths - i watched the seconds of my life tick slowly away as i endured the mind-numbing boredom…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★

    i don't care what anyone - including the director - says, this movie is only about one thing: the soft spot you'll always have for the first obnoxious dumbass you fell in love with