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  • Baywatch

    Baywatch

    ★★½

    It isn't dreadful, but it doesn't have that comedic zip that, let's say, the Jump Street films have. It's a lazy approach to the cult television series, but it's pretty self-aware in that regard, so I guess that evens itself out. They offer several moments for you to bask in the slow-mo ridiculousness. Nothing new here, but if you are craving this sort of stuff, go right ahead.

  • Ugetsu

    Ugetsu

    ★★★★½

    Life goes on.

  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    ★★★½

    It has flaws, but it's an ambitious and crazed entry into the franchise.

  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    ★★★★★

    (Theater, 35mm)

    Oh my. My oh my. This was amazing.

  • David Lynch: The Art Life

    David Lynch: The Art Life

    ★★★★½

    Really great insight into probably my favorite human being. Hilarious and haunting.

  • A Man Escaped

    A Man Escaped

    ★★★★½

    Other than some sound issues, it's pretty much a flawless film.

  • Repulsion

    Repulsion

    ★★★★½

    Crazed and unhinged to the max.

  • The Elephant Man

    The Elephant Man

    ★★★★½

    Don't watch this film first if you're thinking about getting into Lynch's filmography. Make sure it's one of the last ones you watch ... hell ... make it the last one. A sympathetic story blended with the stark, dreamlike look of the black and white cinematography make for a carefully crafted character piece. It feels like an elegant swan song.

  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

    Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

    ★★★★½

    I related to this quite a bit. Not the "Dying Girl" element. Great surprise. I just want to see all of Greg and Earl's films now.

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    ★★★

    It's awfully hard to follow up a film like Vol. 1, and the second installment in the franchise doesn't do it as well as I had hoped. It still has fun following our enjoyable, wise-cracking characters who get caught up in thrilling adventures, but it trips quite a bit while getting to the end. I was not a fan of how they handled Kurt Russell, a majority of it feels unfocused, and there are funny and unfunny moments. It is still fun, but eventually, the shtick will grow old.

  • Stop Making Sense

    Stop Making Sense

    ★★★★½

    An ecstatic and crazily entertaining concert film.

    What a legend you were, JD.

  • Personal Shopper

    Personal Shopper

    ★★★★

    An extremely interesting take on the supernatural genre.