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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★½

    Cue David Lynch, fifteen years ago.

    (Also, the main melody sounded frustratingly similar to "Rainbow Connection" and now I can't get that song out of my head.)

  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    ★★★★½

    So far this is still the best film of 2016.

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  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    ★★★★

    You know, this actually made sense to me. I was bracing for a fevered surrealist nightmare, but this felt much more like a coherent narrative than anything else.

    I found myself eerily reminded of Bergman's Persona more than once - was that just me? Not only a sense that the two lead women might just be the same person, but a similarly energetic claustrophobia that pulsates in the silences between them. There's sexual energy, but there's also sincere compassion and…

  • Dancer in the Dark

    Dancer in the Dark

    ★★★★½

    I get it. I finally know what the hell Lars is doing.

    Okay. So firstly, this so-called conclusion to the "Golden Heart Trilogy" is basically the standard by which all polarizing films should be measured. It's just that divisive. I felt my star rating dropping from five to zero and back again, more times than I could count. Of course by this point the star rating is unnecessary and silly, and it's obvious that we have a winner. Lars von…