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  • Napoleon Dynamite

    Napoleon Dynamite


    Literally the opening line:
    "What are you gonna do today, Napoleon?"
    "Whatever I want, what do you think!?"

    This movie is hilarious and you know it.

    The framing. The music. The way characters don't face each other or make eye contact when talking. The costume design. The setting. The way Napoleon runs and the fact that he's always squinting even though he has glasses. I love this film.

  • Green Room

    Green Room


    I was driven to rewatch this today because of the... you know...

    Ever since I saw and was dissapointed by Green Room over a year ago, I kept getting a feeling that I might have been wrong about it. As it turns out, I was right; I was wrong. This is as good as ultra-violent micro-thrillers get. Whereas I was originally turned off by the dreadful and serious tone mixed with some questionable character decisions, I now see the point…

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  • Detroit



    Detroit is harrowing, grim, and sickening. It's shocking, especially in the "how did it come to this" sense. Leaving it will be upsetting, and you should be upset after what you witnessed.

    The movie Detroit is also tough to watch.

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming


    Are you tired of all the sequels, reboots, and spin-offs in Hollywood today? Fear not, because now we have reboots of reboots! 

    This was fine. It was dumb fun. Nothing you didn't expect, nothing you haven't seen. Zendaya's character is literally the most unused and irrelevant person. Donald Glover is in this for like 2 scenes but he's just a plot device. The humor is mainly high school kids being nerdy and ruining things. Honestly the whole thing just had…