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  • New Rose Hotel

    New Rose Hotel

    ★★½

    Christopher Walken stars as Christopher Walken, who apparently thought he was in a Fatboy Slim music video near the end, William Dafoe stars as some guy, and Abel Ferrara makes his best attempt to make some weird fever dream of a movie, but really only ends up making a meandering mess of a film. It reminds me a lot of Demonlover, which had the same "sexy cold corporate crimes" vibe this movie was going for, what with the portrayal of…

  • The Longest Summer

    The Longest Summer

    ★★★

    A movie about the pivotal moment in Hong Kong history, the hand over from Britain to China. I think the problem I had with it was that it wasn't really something I hadn't seen before, because the story of disillusioned men turning to crime after major societal shifts isn't exactly new. It does put some interesting spins on the idea, with interesting shots and montages, and an ending that would've been effecting if it wasn't for the fact that the epilogue has a bizarre sequence in it. All in all, good film, currently not my favorite film about the handover, but its fine.

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    Parasite >>> Burning

    Dont @ me Supreme

  • Poetry

    Poetry

    ★★★★½

    I'm not that familiar with poetry in general, and I will be the first person to say that sometimes the form does escape me. I'll see a poem and not understand what it means, and all the interpretations i do have seem too shallow or of little merit.

    As the title suggests, there are a lot of poems, a lot of stories, and with them comes a lot of different people. They all have their own lives, and try desperately…