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  • Animal Crackers
  • The Third Man
  • North by Northwest
  • The Thing

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  • The Lost Empire

    ★★★

  • The Princess

    ★★½

  • The Cat

    ★★★★½

  • The Land Before Time

    ★★★

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  • The Lost Empire

    The Lost Empire

    ★★★

    As others have noted, this plays like a mashup of an Andy Sidaris film with Enter the Dragon. It's not quite as relentlessly delightful as that pitch would suggest, but it's fun, and aims to entertain with rotating kung fu/James Bond action scenes and jiggling breasts. It's obviously kind of janky (although the production is slicker than you might expect) but it rarely slows down as our three fetish ladies (busty blonde cop, busty blonde crook, and a busty Native…

  • The Princess

    The Princess

    ★★½

    In the last 15 minutes this character, who has been an unstoppable Princess Terminator the whole time suddenly decides to sit around mournfully while the bad guy leaves himself open to all manner of attack, and I was grumbling so much that Audrey, in another room, said "You hate the screen so much right now."

    Anyway, this is fine. Basically it's The Raid: Princess Edition, which is a fun premise, but without the level of AMAZING fighting of The Raid…

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  • Fear

    Fear

    ★★★½

    This movie makes a good point. You shouldn’t have sex with Mark Wahlberg.

  • Psycho Goreman

    Psycho Goreman

    ★★★★★

    What if a kid basically had a pet Pinhead, but — unlike the old suburban fantasy films this movie quotes — the family that adopts the monster is deeply dysfunctional and amoral (in the most lovable way)?

    My friend Stuart has a small part in this movie, and I take great comfort knowing that the universe somehow saw fit to let him to be in the most Stuart movie ever.