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  • The Big Lebowski
  • Stalker
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Destiny

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  • Washington Square

    ★★★½

  • Human Lanterns

    ★★★½

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★

  • Johnny Mnemonic

    ★★★

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  • Washington Square

    Washington Square

    ★★★½

    The first half was a bit of a drag, however the second half really comes to life with Jennifer Jason Leigh's performance as she highlights the moments of growth, strength, and ache which are experienced by her protagonist. I never enjoyed Henry James much so I haven't read the novel. Despite this there are some aspects of the film's story in which Holland seems to have added a more critical lens to the role of women if only judging by some things which ring true that I'm guessing exceeded the reach of James' perspective.

  • Human Lanterns

    Human Lanterns

    ★★★½

    A really fun hybrid of wuxia and slasher flick, Human Lanterns has some pretty gnarly special effects that can still make your skin crawl. I'd have liked it better if the main characters were a little less annoying, but overall it's a unique and fun experience for fans of the genres it mashes together so effectively.

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  • Army of the Dead

    Army of the Dead

    ★★

    Despite my long-running dislike of Zack Snyder as a storyteller, I've always given him kudos as a visual composer. Imagine my disappointment at how goddamn bad this movie looks.

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★★

    As a child, I dreamt of superheroes.

    Greek mythology was my first exposure to the fantastic. I devoured these stories and anything like them. Here was something that touched me on both a visceral and intellectual level that nothing had in my young life. Folklore and myths from all over the world augmented this wonder, and it was quite natural for me to link these modes of storytelling to the superheroes I visited through Saturday morning cartoons (and later comic…