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  • The Road to Wellville

    The Road to Wellville

    ★★★★★

    Revisited after listening to the Dollop's episode "The Cereal Men" .

    ....and now I think this movie is amazing. It all just suddenly falls into place tonally. The performances, the contraptions, the dialogue, the general insanity of the whole thing, now is 100% my thing.

  • The Lure

    The Lure

    ★★★

    The premise is better than the film. Granted, it still looks very nice, and is entertaining. But the story is certainly lacking (even if you can piece something together with the allergory), and sadly, while some of the songs are cool, the lyrics (or at least the translation of them) are thoroughly bad to the point they come off as entirely irrelevant.

    If I could do it all over again I would watch it without subtitles and let the whole thing wash over as a confusing fever dream, rather than the middle ground between fairy tale and art film that never quite satisfies.

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  • Drive

    Drive

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    DRIVER leaves his apartment to the noise of Desire's "Under Your Spell", which has been nonsensically playing at Standard and Irene's party next door to the zombied joy of their guests. DRIVER looks to their door, to see if perhaps the staff at Pitchfork had robbed the place and left their iTunes playlist behind.

    IRENE: Hey

    We pause for 4 seconds, as IRENE must calibrate her emptiest gaze in an attempt to convey longing, and match DRIVER's own…

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★★★

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