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  • Garak Market Revolution

    Garak Market Revolution

    ★★★½

    In which an aspiring actor character in a Korean movie plays out a monologue from Old Boy in the same way that an aspiring actor in an American movie would do Taxi Driver.

  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    ★★★

    You'll never appreciate Tom Cruise's gifts fully until you watch Dane DeHaan's impersonation of him get out-acted by Rihanna, a pair of eyebrows, and various CGI blobs.

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  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★★★

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

    Inspired by Tom Ley at Deadspin: All the telling details/Easter Eggs/foreshadowing/breadcrumbs/references I could find (or make up), via Deadspin, Reddit, IMDB, and other reviews/my overheated brain. In no order; feel free to add your own.

    - The film inverts two horror tropes: the Final Girl and the Black Guy Dies First
    - Chris is '3-4 moves ahead' of Jeremy in their second, letter-opener, fight
    - The awkward chit-chat of the party scene between Chris and the family friends is all…

  • My Best Friend Is a Vampire

    My Best Friend Is a Vampire

    ★★½

    I remember this had a paper-thin queer subtext and a smoking hot Robert Sean Leonard having the time of his life with a load of campy nonsense.