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  • Antibirth

    Antibirth

    ★★★★

    I spent the entire time I was watching Antibirth trying to figure out what other films it reminded me of and it wasn't until a friend of mine online pointed out that it is essentially a film that modernizes and homages the style and approach of Larry Cohen that it made sense. Not that Antibirth actually makes sense, it doesn't at least in the kind of traditional narrative and plot structure that most cinema uses, but it's a film that…

  • King Kong Escapes

    King Kong Escapes

    ★★★

    It takes the right mind set to enjoy a film like King Kong Escapes. It feels like a live action cartoon, it has some of the most illogical plotting and character development that I've seen from Toho, and even the execution of its giant monster throw downs seem a bit wishy washy. Yet, this film has this oddly ambitious and creative freedom to just say "fuck all of your logical constraints, I'll do what I want" and it makes it…

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  • Inside Out

    Inside Out

    ★★★★½

    Since Pixar decided to completely abandon creativity with their last two films, I was skeptical about Inside Out. However, this is easily one of my favorites that the studio has released and one of their most ambitious, unique, and creative films of their highly regarded catalog. It's both outrageously fun and horrendously sad (a key component to the theme of the film). I'm glad to see the studio producing films like this again. It comes highly recommended.

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    Fincher, you mad genius bastard! Only he could take a film like this and make into a riveting, roller coaster emotional thriller that has even the most intelligent of movie goer leaning whatever which way he wants them to go. It's intoxicating in its subtlety, brimming with impressive performances, and challenging in its delivery. Bravo, good sir.