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  • Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes

    Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes

    ★★★½

    The best part of this Jean Eustache short film, compiled from outtake footage of Godard's Masculin Féminin, is when Jean-Pierre Léaud stares at a poster of The 400 Blows. (For uninitiated, Léaud appears on The 400 Blows poster.)

    Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes deals with how anonymity frees people from preconceptions and judgement. Out of costume, girls are not interested in Daniel (Léaud); however, in costume, they are intrigued by the man behind the white beard.

  • Two Thousand Maniacs!

    Two Thousand Maniacs!

    ★★★½

    A good centennial celebration should include the following:

    1. A barbecue
    2. Horse race
    3. Barrel roll
    4. Rock throw 
    5. Six guests of honor

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  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    ½

    The Wolf of Wall Street is the most disappointing film of the year for me. It is a film with bad people doing terrible things for three butt-numbing hours. It is a film that asks its audience to laugh at gratuitous and dangerous drug use. It is a film that asks its audience to be entertained by the degradation of women. (Every woman in the film is portrayed as an object.) It is a film that asks its audience to…

  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    ★★★★

    (NO SPOILERS)

    I was one of the lucky few fans (only 500 people) who made it into the X-Men X-perience and DOFP red carpet and world premiere in New York City. It was a day that began at 9 am and ended at 1 am. I queued for 7 hours outside the venue, then another 5 hours inside the venue on the red carpet, and then saw the film. I got to meet almost all of the cast on the…