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  • Waiting for Guffman

    ★★★★½

  • Predator 2

    ★★½

  • Predator

    ★★★★★

  • Prey

    ★★★★

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  • Mank

    Mank

    ★★★★★

    "Well that my friend, is the magic of the movies."
    I went into this expecting it to be a hit piece on Welles, Hearst, Hollywood in general, and on the moguls and men in power who take down the dreams of every idealist.
    Yes, it is all those things. It is filled with anger, frustration, and sometimes even betrayal - feelings Fincher is all too familiar with as an artist.
    But it's more than just hate, Kane wasn't made because…

  • Spirited Away

    Spirited Away

    ★★★★★

    I was ten years old, and very clearly remember still recovering from Hurricane Katrina the previous summer. As a result of the storm’s destruction, there still wasn’t much to do in my town on the weekends and a lot of time was spent at Blockbuster. My mom asked if we wanted to go out for a movie and I told her we didn’t have to, Cartoon Network had been running ads all week for this anime guy called Miyazaki. March…

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  • Waiting for Guffman

    Waiting for Guffman

    ★★★★½

    Shockingly my first Christopher Guest film and I was on life support from laughing so hard. God damn every scene of this is hysterical.
    A cast of comedic masters who make it all seem so effortless.
    It would be so easy for a film like this to feel overly cynical but it doesn't.
    Waiting for Guffman is one of the few films that feels like the America I know. A chaotic rush to find meaning in a country where impossible…

  • Predator 2

    Predator 2

    ★★½

    Danny Glover gives the sweatest performance in film history in this movie. Buddy is DRENCHED in every scene.
    This is a fascinatingly bizarre blender of a movie. An element from every successful action film is present. We have the satire of Robocop, the drug lord carnage of Commando, the Danny Glover as a "I ain't got time for this bullshit" cop of Lethal Weapon.
    This feels like what happens when a studio is trying to pinpoint how to achieve as…

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