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  • The Circle

    The Circle

    ★★

    Doesn't even have the decency to be laughably bad.

  • My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

    My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

    ★★½

    Shaw is one of my favorite comics writers and artists of all time, and I loved Unclothed Man and Seraph. But this was mediocre in every way you'd expect from a graphic novelist's first feature: an amateurish sense of timing and editing, lackluster direction of voice actors, and a glaring absence of dynamic motion within shots and scenes.

    In interviews, Shaw has talked a lot about his love of limited animation, but he appears to have no grasp of how…

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  • We Are Young. We Are Strong.

    We Are Young. We Are Strong.

    ★★★½

    A decent piece of speculative fiction about the third year of the Trump administration

  • 200

    200

    ★★★★

    Ideal screening conditions for this, projected on a reel-to-reel in the back of the Oddball Films archive, at the conclusion of which the curator uttered, "I have no idea where he got a fucking grant to do that," and walked out, never to be heard from again.

    You can watch it on Vimeo if you wish: vimeo.com/131832976