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  • Touch of Evil

    Touch of Evil

    ★★★★½

    Damn Orson, wyd ?

  • Point Break

    Point Break

    ★★★★★

    Movies are back! They’re good again baby! *wolf howl*

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  • Claire's Camera

    Claire's Camera

    ★★★★

    “It’s hard to make an honest movie.”

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★½

    Buried under the idiotic push-ins, whip pans, tilts, and yes, lens flares, is a movie at war with itself: old vs. new, artist vs. corporation, fantasy vs. “realism.” All the best ideas are submerged — absent fathers, failed republics, orphaned children, the meta-myth of Star Wars itself — sub-subtext of what? What is the text here? What is happening? What are they saying? Why does this matter? We’ve seen all of this before, yes, but what does the repetition tell…