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  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    ★★★★

    fast forward ten years, Chiron drives all the way down to FL from ATL to see Kevin. he sits at the bar, Kevin doesn't even notice him at first. after this 10 or so years we see Chiron become a man, muscles toned to mimic a thick and hard outer shell, nearly unrecognizable from the Chiron of his youth. then Kev notices, they exchange words, Chiron completely transforms under this other man's gaze. he becomes a boy again, his shell…

  • Wrong Cops

    Wrong Cops

    quentin dupieux is a master at wasting your time. this is probably the 3rd film of his i've watched and each time i've just felt like i walked away from a hollow mess. "absurdist" comedy in this sense seems to just be a way to reinforce a truly disjointed mess which meanders from scene to scene trying to brute force a chuckle out of you with dick and drug jokes. the sounds that backdrop Wrong Cops makes you feel second…

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  • Kung Fury

    Kung Fury

    ½

    This bills itself as 80's revival but really it's made for 90's kidz, for Twitch streamers, for YouTube let's players and their devotees, for people who like comment and subscribe, for redditors, for people born in the wrong generation. Basically a mega ass load of the lowest common denominator vocal majority. This is basically a hodge podge of tropes thrown together in a flurry of nostalgic masturbation with none of the charm of what those tropes may hail from. "It's…

  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    Something I'm just getting around to now, picked out from my endless list of "movies I should have watched years ago". This also happens to be my first Kubrick film and I know how awful that sounds in 2013.

    What can I say about The Shining that hasn't already been said a thousand times before? Everything about this movie felt perfect to me. It implants a dreadful fear in you from the beginning and never lets up. No scene is…