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  • Darkest Hour

    Darkest Hour


    I'm reminded of the Walter Benjamin quote from his seminal essay "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction:

    "All efforts to render politics aesthetic culminate in one thing: war. War and war only can set a goal for mass movements on the largest scale while respecting the traditional property system. This is the political formula for the situation. The technological formula may be stated as follows: Only war makes it possible to mobilize all of today’s technical…

  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird


    It's like "Boyhood" except less ambitious and about a girl. Nevertheless it's a good film and Greta Gerwig makes a promising debut as a director. That said, I believe she works best with Noah Baumbach. "Frances Ha" is a masterpiece, but "Lady Bird" is only a good film.

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  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    Fifty Shades of Grey

    I did not hit her. It's not true. It's bullshit. I did not hit her. I did not.

  • Empire



    Did I watch the entire 8 hours? No. Of course not. Warhol probably didn't even watch the whole thing himself.
    But to be fair my DVD copy was only 1 hour in length.
    So what's the verdict?
    Well uh, the more I looked at the Empire State Building the more I discovered that it didn't look like the Empire State Building at all but like a guy wearing glasses with a thick mustache and a dunce cap on. I mean what else do you want me to say about the film? There was this part where the screen sort of bubbled. I guess that was cool.