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  • Enemy

    Enemy

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

    The first of Villeneuve's English Language films is the cerebral thriller, Enemy. A film that shows how fascism creates toxic egos for men to feel as if they should treat other women like these vile creatures that only want to trap them, like a spider traps its prey in a web. Adam/Anthony are in my view are the same person who is trying not to blame himself for his adulterous ways, so he blames this other persona for why he's…

  • Airplane!

    Airplane!

    Captain Oveur: “Joey, have you ever been in a...in a Turkish prison?”

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  • Oldboy

    Oldboy

    ½

    1/10
    Studio: All right, Spike. What do you got for us?
    Spike Lee: Ok so let's do an Oldboy remake!
    Studio: Ok that's great and doesn't sound like a complete waste of time! So tell us some of the changes you'll be making. 
    Spike Lee: Ok so let's make Oh Dae Su's name Joe!
    Studio: Sure! Why not?! 
    Spike Lee: Let's also make Oh Dae Su in this version basically Superman where he feels no pain from every stab or…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    10/10
    If you hate happiness, music, romance, crying, laughter, or jazz, this film is not for you. If you like any of these things you'll be in agreement that La La Land is the best film of 2016. Half of my class was bawling (especially Brittany) after this film. More thoughts to come but HOT DAMN Damien Chazelle hits it out of the park again! He is unstoppable and we must all appreciate and cherish him.