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  • The Little Story of Gwen from French Brittany

    The Little Story of Gwen from French Brittany

    Drive. Park. No quarters.

    Murray? Not today says Dr. Strange.

    Vorhees!

    movies in pot: Top Gun, We're All Going to the World's Fair, Zucchini, Flooding With Love for the Kid 

    loose camps begin forming

    two upvotes one down vote ends in stalemate

    ...August in the Water...? superhero? NO!

    re-do the reduction: Tokyo Drift vs. Confessions of a Young American Housewife

    flip coin to see which side of coin to start flip on; throw coin to see if flips should land on…

  • The Square

    The Square

    very impressive, liked it better than Force Majeure

    manages to keep every single scene tight and focused and engaging for 2.5hrs

    heart could come next time around. tired and bloated from combo crystal light & protein shake












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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★½

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

    It’s an odd moment when a beautiful fable turns sour. Odd because, maybe, it’s always a bit surprising how disappointing it is. Or, no — rather, how boring it is. Or.. ok. It’s disappointing to be bored, and odd to explain it. I’m in knots. I’ll start again.


    Much like it’s recent, (most?) popular national sibling, Lee Chang Dong’s Burning (2018), Parasite seems easily divisible into two more-or-less equal halves — pre-plot-kicking
    -in and post-plot-kicking-in. This isn’t to say there is…

  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    Wonderful. Highest recommendations. One of those movies that reaffirms (or reminds) what cinema can be.

    A review is a sales pitch, and that’s too cheap for this. A reaction is something else, but it can refocus away from the film, excoriating something essential of it from the body. One must be aware and not treat thoughts, feelings, words lightly. So, recognizing that this film has all I could ever want from it and more, I’ll leave mine here.



    Thanks Quon
































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