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  • Buster's Mal Heart

    Buster's Mal Heart


    This is a very solid stab at a genre I have a soft spot for... the mindfucky psychological thriller.

    There are so many elements here that I have a personal fascination with, it's like this movie was made just for me. The absurd humor, mixed with a very dark and heartwrenching story. The hotel night shift sequences where we witness Rami Malek break down mentally from his point of view. The sequences where Malek goes full blown transient madman, and…

  • The Beaver

    The Beaver


    Never judge a book by it's cover. Never take a person at face value. Just because a man may look a little crazy walking around with a beaver puppet, doesn't mean he's worthless. He's a human being with a beating heart. And just because a movie may be a little goofy, and may follow some pretty standard narrative tropes, doesn't mean it should be tossed aside. Because believe it or not... a movie can have a beating heart too.


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  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice


    I can't quite grasp what I just saw... but it felt good.

  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys


    Saw this tonight at a special advance screening thanks to the Alamo Drafthouse! There was a simulcast Q&A with the cast and director afterwards, and I was lucky enough to get my question asked via Twitter. I even got to see the moderator butcher my last name right in front of Crowe and the Gos! The movie itself was pretty solid. It's a really fun 70's noir, and Crowe and Gosling are an awesome and hilarious duo. I don't know…