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  • First Cow

    First Cow

    Hope this gets to screen in New Orleans eventually because it's basically the reality that every old-timey dude in the Bywater wishes he was living.

  • 3:10 to Yuma

    3:10 to Yuma

    A+ title theme. Swells of Sirkian heartstrings hit with hard white light. Iconic yet somehow also anonymous. Glenn Ford may be Satan.

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  • Half-Cocked

    Half-Cocked

    ★★★½

    Even though this is isn't the sort of film to inspire love, I do love that this film was made. A direct portrait of the punk lifestyle in the peri-Grunge era and a great document of a subculture whose history remains largely unwritten. I adore this film for its resolutely minor focus: the Southern cultural backwater its story spans, the bands it commemorates, the non-acting acting.

    Much like the photocopied personal 'zines that were unavoidable in its time, this film's…

  • King Lear

    King Lear

    I was today years old when I learned that Godard made a movie with Molly Ringwald.