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  • The Gold Rush

    The Gold Rush

    ★★★½

    (1942) Chaplin's definitive edition

  • Limelight

    Limelight

    ★★★★★

    It's crazy to me that this isn't widely recognized as a masterpiece.

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  • Love

    Love

    ½

    This film is shallow, messy, immature, and basically everything that a film shouldn't be. The popcorn kernel stuck in between my teeth was more interesting and nuanced.

  • The Maltese Falcon

    The Maltese Falcon

    ★★★★★

    There's something so attractive about a film where every single character is a mystery and the protagonist can truly be up to anything at any moment. Bogey runs the show with a shit-eating grin and a group of characters that could rival any film. Sure, the plot twists and turns in pretty much every scene, but thats part of the fun. Every intention is clouded in smoke, every line loaded with pretense, I found myself enthralled trying to keep up…