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  • Blade Runner
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Harakiri

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  • Stop Making Sense

    ★★★★★

  • Social Animals

    ★½

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    ★½

  • I Married a Witch

    ★★★½

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  • Social Animals

    Social Animals

    ★½

    Social media bad, when IG was cool. Glad I was too old for that shit.

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi

    ★½

    Has moments, but its utterly rudderless direction, awful writing, and overall cheapness make this nearly indigestible, ironic given that this is essentially streaming content slop for the American consoomer, and I'm dumb -- or masochistic -- enough to watch it. Too much anime bullshit, too much retconning, and recasting, this is the ultimate fan service, meant to please fans of the originals, the prequels, and the simpletons who think more diverse casting is a sign of progress and not total corporate cynicism.

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  • The President's Last Bang

    The President's Last Bang

    ★★★★

    A gorgeously shot, Coen Brothers-like take on South Korean power politics, where the inability to take a shit can change a country forever. Loses some momentum in the latter half, but the lush cinematography, graphic violence, and understated comedy make this a must-see.

  • Sorcerer

    Sorcerer

    ★★★★½

    The first horror story of globalization, where nowhere is beyond the grasp of multinational corporations and hired guns. Identity ground down before the endless jungle, rain, and ever-present Box(es) of Damocles. Pessimistic to its core, the Sorcerer teases the audience with the potential for heroic self-determination before a popped tire and an old friend put an end that nonsense. Top tier sound design, with an otherworldly electronic soundtrack. Takes a little while to get going, and the psychological stuff near…