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  • Zazie dans le métro

    Zazie dans le métro


    I feel like an idiot or an asshole every time I don't love something Criterion has put out. This movie suffered from great expectations like few others over the years.

    But it was a little bit too much for me. A little too zany. A little too unhinged. And some of the wackiness-- the jump cuts, the absurdity, the surrealism wound up coming off as amateurish as a result.

    My toddler, though, loved the hell out of it.

  • Hoop Dreams

    Hoop Dreams


    What I wouldn't give to see another Hoop Dreams made now that social media has dramatically influenced kids' awareness...

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  • Arrival



    Thanks for the ugly cries, Denis.

  • Yakuza Apocalypse

    Yakuza Apocalypse



    Far from his best work, the movie still is well within the wheelhouse of what Takashi Miike does best: absurdism punctuated by dollops of heart and sincerity.

    Definitely worth a watch... but it probably shouldn't be one of your first 20 or so Takashi films.