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  • Forty Guns

    Forty Guns


    Four stars for the staging and camera alone

  • Shoplifters



    Starts out sad, gets sadder

    Hope that’s not a spoiler

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi


    I was able to appreciate the film for what it was on the second viewing. I still think it’s overstuffed and I wish it were shorter, but what can you do?

    Finn and Rose’s side quest largely amounts to nothing character or plot wise, and contributes to the film’s pace slowing at the hour mark. I think the film could be improved with some careful editing to bring the running time down from 152 min to 130 min and I…

  • Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You


    This sure has a lot going on. Maybe too much.

    There are some genuinely inspired moments and keen cultural observations, but it collapses under the weight of too many disparate ideas and poor pacing.

    This film made me wonder if a little absurdist surrealism goes a long way. After a while it becomes tedious and by the end when the movie gets super weird I wasn’t sure if the audience was supposed to be concerned for the safety of our…