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    ★★★

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  • In Front of Your Face

    In Front of Your Face

    ★★★★

    The title is spoken twice by Sangok, both times stressing a spiritual need to ground herself in the present. "The memories in my heart are so heavy. I don't know why I came here. It was wrong of me. I won't live this way. Let me see what is in front of my face," she confesses in voiceover. Yet the past and future loom menacingly all around the film's story. A life of stardom is behind her, but it still…

  • Revenge

    Revenge

    ★★★★

    Tony Scott goes full Peckinpah mode. This is a sweaty, miserabilist noir-western foaming with unbridled sleaze. I watched the director's cut, which trims twenty minutes from the theatrical version, extracting dialogue and obscuring character motivations in favour of a more laconic and animalistic energy. In fact, there's no shred of romantic chemistry between Costner and Stowe, only an overpowering desire to fuck. As Scott himself said, this isn't a love story but rather "a fuck story." He shoots their fuck…

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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★

    The idiot in front of me took out his fucking phone and rated this 4/5 on LB halfway through the FUCKING world premiere of this movie.

    (It's pretty good btw)

  • Burn After Reading

    Burn After Reading

    ★★★½

    When a Tilda Swinton character feels boring compared to the rest of the characters, you know you have something special. Brad Pitt dominates this film, and makes us all ponder the security... of our shit.