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  • Bo Burnham: Make Happy

    Bo Burnham: Make Happy

    ★★

    Browsing through Netflix looking for some new stand-up to watch, and I came across Bo Burnham, who I only just recently heard of due to his film Eighth Grade premiering at Sundance last month, knowing only that he was a big YouTube sensation.

    This was not the everyday stand-up show - to a fault in that moment - and was shut off after 10 minutes or so. But due to all this praise from everyone (a 4.1 average rating?!), I should give this a fair chance now that I know what I'm in for.

  • Twenty-Four Eyes

    Twenty-Four Eyes

    ★★★★

    Part of the 2018 Asian Cinema Challenge

    ..... and here's the original link from Lorenzo Ghelli.

    2018 - Week 1: Kinema Junpo Award for Best Film of the Year

    From director Keisuke Kinoshita, this won the award in 1954, and was a film I blind-bought years back after hearing many great things. It's a classic in Japan but not too well known in North America... but I'm sure with this Criterion release it changed that a bit.

    At 2hrs and…

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  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    ★★★★★

    I hope everybody here has that one movie where you can put on at any time, and get a huge smile across your face. It's the definition of entertainment at the movies for me. No matter how many times I watch it, it will never get old, grow tiresome, or run its' course. From Rick's signature introduction all the way to that classic scene on the runway, this is a beautiful friendship that will not end any time soon.

    Set…

  • Oldboy

    Oldboy

    ★★★★½

    Holy sh*t what an experience.

    This was an excellent revenge film with some noir elements to boot. With plenty of style, a twisting complex plot, and great acting - this one keeps you glued to the screen from beginning to end. It was beautiful on all counts and really makes me want to see this on blu-ray. With the Canadian edition of Park's "revenge" trilogy on sale at the moment, I see no reason not to check out his other…