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  • The Doors
  • The Song Remains the Same
  • Breadcrumb Trail
  • Broken

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  • The Devil's Rejects

    ★★★½

  • Rushmore

    ★★★★½

  • Autumn Sonata

    ★★★★½

  • Demon City Shinjuku

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  • The Devil's Rejects

    The Devil's Rejects

    ★★★½

    What I love about Zombie is that he knows exactly what he wants to do and doesn't back down. The midpoint has one of the most shocking kills ever, and the finale went in the slowest motion Zombie could afford in order to let Free Bird hit the guitar solo. This isn't taking a nihilistic shit on the American family, it's a challenge to admire and sympathize with their overwhelming strength and unity in the context of boundary-breaking evil. Zombie…

  • Autumn Sonata

    Autumn Sonata

    ★★★★½

    How does Bergman know so much about people? How do I train myself to achieve anything resembling this Mount Everest of emotional intelligence? I swear to God everything he does changes my life.

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  • Dune

    Dune

    "I don't like sand."

    The Dune novel is a standout in the sci-fi section because of how well it's written, not necessarily because of what happens. Any filmmaker that approaches Dune with the goal of re-telling the gist of the novel's storyline in a lean, digestible, A-to-B screenplay is bound to fail in the narrative department, and must rely entirely on the audio and visuals. You honestly have no business touching this franchise with a ten-foot pole unless you’re an…

  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This is a biographical kids movie about 10+ year old memes aimed at out of touch young adults and their out of touch parents. There is a tonedeaf short film within the tonedeaf film about the main character's issues with her dad. Why does this lolsorandom short film suddenly turn into a theraputic daddy issues drama? Can you imagine an actual comedy YouTuber making a video like that? Well, Sony just made an entire feature length film about it.

    The…