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  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    ★★

    Undecided on if I like this more or less than The Phantom Menace. This movie does have some of the ugliest shots ever to put to film and some detached inhuman performances. I think this has the best climax of the 3 prequels, even if it doesn't have it's own "Duel of Fates." Badass Yoda is still embarrassing to witness.

  • Hard Eight

    Hard Eight

    ★★★★

    It's embarrassing how long it took me to finally see this and complete PTA's filmography. I regret putting it off for so long because it's genuinely great! When more of the noir elements started to become apparent in the plot, I slightly wished we had just stuck with the slice-of-life style of the first half but by the end, I felt foolish to ever doubt.

    Btw, it was very interesting to watch this in the middle of a Jonathan Demme…

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  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    ★★

    The problem with THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST is right there in the title itself, Cameron Post. I haven’t read the YA novel but my impression of it is that it spends time with Cam, getting to know her and her wants before being sent into the world of “pray the gay away.” The film adaptation instead treats her as a blank slate to project on, while the much more interesting supporting cast come in and out of scenes making…

  • High Life

    High Life

    ★★★★½

    Like First Reformed last year, Claire Denis' new movie probes the morality of raising a child in a doomed society. The perfect counterargument to Interstellar.