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  • The Wolf Man

    The Wolf Man

    Hmm, I guess it had been a while since I'd seen this, as I'd forgotten that both Claude Rains and Ralph Bellamy are in it (Rains has top billing!). I still have the same complaint about it, though: Lon Chaney Jr, The Man of One Face.

    Lacking all of his famous father's skill and artistry, Junior is basically a monosyllabic brickfaced lunkhead that utterly fails to earn our sympathy; he's a brutish lout, an insufferable creep who won't take no…

  • Anguish

    Anguish

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    OH WOW! WHAAT THE FUUCK...

    We rented this totally on a whim, we were in fact looking for the 1983 film "Angst" and mistook this for it, and by the time we figured out this was a different movie it had caught our interest. Eric's endorsement sealed the deal, and with that we went into it totally cold.

    This starts off like it's going to be an oddball artsy slasher movie, with the kooky lady from "Poltergeist," fully in over-the-top…

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  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    ½

    A portrait of a man that has mastered his craft through focus and patience, made by people who can't focus and have no patience and presume the audience doesn't either. We don't even get to watch Jiro chop sushi? It doesn't take long, but it was too long for the filmmakers, apparently, because all of his sushi preparation is shown in slow-fading montage, stylized to the point where it looks like a screensaver or a food commercial. Cooking shows have…

  • Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream

    ½

    this idiot doesn't even know how many seasons there are