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  • Seven Up!

    Seven Up!

    ★★★★★

    No matter what plans Apted initially had for what would become his "Up series", this little portrait of British seven-year-olds in the 1960s hits the nail on the head.

    Smart enough to passively observe those brats' everyday lives, but also actively tease them about delicate issues within the most mundane activities they're engaged in (should the "house captain" be appointed or ellected?), Apted creates a Lord of the Flies-ish manifesto about humans' predisposition to prejudice, violence, hatred, inertial behavior... and…

  • Nightmare Cinema

    Nightmare Cinema

    ★★

    It’s funny, but some horror movies still overlook a basic paradigm: people only care about what they believe is true.

    It’s textbook, guys.

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  • Climax

    Climax

    ★★★★½

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About a Bad Trip* but Were Afraid to Ask.

    (Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate, hate. Shakers gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake.)

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★½

    What a huge pile of shit.