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  • Phantom of the Paradise

    Phantom of the Paradise

    ★★★★

    BEEF!

  • Three Identical Strangers

    Three Identical Strangers

    ★★½

    The story is amazing, raises a lot of knotty and complex questions, and it's incredibly sad, but the awful final scene made me realize how much I didn't appreciate the filmmakers' sensationalistic approach. I was thrilled by all the "holy shit" moments and dramatic reveals, having been succesfully manipulated, but was this really the best - never mind ethical - way to tell this story? So many aspects were left unpacked for the sake of twists.

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  • Museum

    Museum

    ★★★★

    Gael Garcia Bernal is such an unrepentant asshole in this, and the heist sequence is *chef's kiss*. The framework about cultural heritage and national identity makes it even more than just a fun stylistic exercise.

  • Incredibles 2

    Incredibles 2

    ★★★½

    I could listen to Bob Odenkirk monologues all day.