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  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • The Matador
  • Videodrome
  • GoldenEye

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  • Official Competition

    ★★★★

  • Parlor, Bedroom and Bath

    ★★½

  • Blade Runner

    ★★★★★

  • The Incredible Shrinking Man

    ★★★★

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  • Official Competition

    Official Competition

    ★★★★

    "So intense."

    Fresh and magical, Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn's 'Official Competition' has been on my list for a while now and I'm delighted to not only have finally seen it but to have loved it too, a pseudo-Almodovar moviemaking experience that's rich in colors, vibrant in attitudes and full of dark humor, much to my amusement. It offers a fresh way of shooting scenes that would otherwise feel stilted or rote, whether it's the high-def sound test/make out session, which…

  • Parlor, Bedroom and Bath

    Parlor, Bedroom and Bath

    ★★½

    "The more I see of men, the more I love my dog."

    Edward Sedgwick directs another serviceable comedy with romantic flair in 'Parlor, Bedroom and Bath,' featuring witty one-liners from Buster Keaton and a grouping of secondary characters that become a bit too scattered and unnecessarily take away from the main hilarity. As always with Keaton's features, it has its moments even if the picture as a whole isn't terribly outstanding, like his bumbling around the mansion or that dangerous…

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  • The Black Phone

    The Black Phone

    ★★★

    "Look what you made me do."

    A pretty effective horror-thriller that balances supernatural elements and a terrifyingly creepy performance from Ethan Hawke, Scott Derrickson's 'The Black Phone' is a fine adaptation of Joe Hill's short story that follows a small town gripped by The Grabber, a mysterious serial killer responsible for the disappearance of several children and one who always leaves black balloons at the scene of his crime. I was surprised to find it's more of a psychological thriller…

  • Nobody

    Nobody

    ★★★½

    "I hope these assholes like hospital food."

    Bob Odenkirk as a lighter John Wick? Check. A killer soundtrack that totally fits with what's unfolding? Check. Heavy gore blending well with incredible comedic timing? Check.

    Ilya Naishuller's 'Nobody' is a wonderful treat, a great return to the cinemas after not having been in such a long time, and Odenkirk's Hutch Mansell, beyond sporting a damn cool name, makes for one of my favorite action heroes in a long while. He's highly…