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  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Crazy Rich Asians

    ★★★

    i'm just happy for constance wu

  • Edward Scissorhands

    Edward Scissorhands

    ★★★½

    more imagination than i remembered, and its critique of suburbia is pretty pointed (if a little oddly gendered), but it's remarkable how unappealing johnny depp's Whole Thing has become.

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  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    ★★

    unbelievably stupid. anyone who finds something profound here (like the frat bros in my audience) are kidding themselves. the makeup girl does makeup on the models...and corpses!! so blunt and uninspired. some admittedly gorgeous shots, and some funny lines ("You. You can leave."), but overall empty, arrogant and so dumb.

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★

    i have to say i'm a little baffled by the relatively unanimous praise for this. beyond daniel lopatin's pulsating score and Sean Price Williams' cinematography, this is pretty boring. moreover, what is the message here? that piece-of-shit white people take advantage of people of colour for their own benefit and see none of the consequences (until a strangely conventional ending)? thanks for that, Safdies, but it's not handled thoughtfully or even critically.

    i've seen people talk about this movie as…