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  • Cure
  • Petulia

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  • Breathing Happy

  • Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe

    ★★★

  • Men

    ★★

  • Inspector Ike

    ★★★½

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  • Men

    Men

    ★★

    Ok, and?

  • Inspector Ike

    Inspector Ike

    ★★★½

    A droll comedy traversing a low-fi 70s detective show pastiche that is consistently charming and inventive. The comedic timing throughout this is stellar and it is quite remarkable how well this whole thing sustains itself, it never loses momentum or feels tired or one-note thanks in large part to its assured and imaginative nature. I rarely cook (sad!) but I gotta try to make Inspector Ike's chili!

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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    A complete and utter disaster that is quite frankly an abomination in which everyone involved should be deeply ashamed. The film's playfulness is such a gross miscalculation, sending the film down a path of tonal degradation where the dire nature of such human catastrophe never feels palatable or as tense or dangerous as it should. The structure and narrative are a compelling starting point but the treatment of the material, the playful formalist designs, are so terribly misguided that when…

  • Drive My Car

    Drive My Car

    ★★★★★

    Remarkable. A miracle of a film. There is no past, no present, only affect, and the difficulty of living is attempting to reconcile this false dileanation while being honest with oneself. Living isn't easy. Communication and exchange are paramount, and yet sometimes taking the internal and expressing it externally is the most difficult part. Language a means of communication but not a necessity. Life is full of pain but the key to happiness must come first from within. We are…