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  • The House Is Black
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  • Waiting for the Barbarians

    ★★★

  • Love and a .45

    ★½

  • The Canterbury Tales

    ★★★

  • Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century

    ★★★½

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  • Waiting for the Barbarians

    Waiting for the Barbarians

    ★★★

    Moral of the story: As Nucky Barnes could have told Mark Rylance's Magistrate ....you can't be half a gangster.

  • Love and a .45

    Love and a .45

    One of those VERY .90s movies that I missed during the decade it came out, and............kept putting off and putting off, and ...probably could have put off for a couple of additional decades, to be honest. At least it was free!

    The single filmic opus of C.M. Talkington, this is a Texas adventure of a couple of Born to Lose types who manage to become minor celebrities (They turn up on CRIME TV, anyway, which, I think is supposed to…

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  • Lemon

    Lemon

    A person could accuse this film of many things, but false advertising isn't one of them.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    It's sort of tricky to know what to say after this one--on the one hand, I'm pretty sure a lot of other people are articulating things better in their reviews, and on the other hand, I'm still recuperating from the experience of this one. That said, I feel like I should write something, so a few points:

    +I was worried about seeing it in 3D, but the film's color palate is bright enough that it didn't feel like I lost…