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  • Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore

    Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore

    ★★★★½

    The biggest influence on any experimental or short film this century.

  • A Dream is a Life Lived and Lost

    A Dream is a Life Lived and Lost

    A powerful view of the world, one unseen in cinema today, and an experimentation that while maybe slightly shallow in its initial purpose, this personalized experimentation is an important one. 

    Eli Hayes' (as far as I'm aware) first feature length film. Eli's influences are clear. This feels like the first work to follow Godard in a post-Adieu au Language world. And it's effective. And it may be the marking of a shift to less narrative and a start in formless…

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  • It's Only the End of the World

    It's Only the End of the World

    Maybe I'm beating a dead horse by writing a negative review on this film but I wasn't expecting to hate it. I was genuinely surprised that 7 minutes into the film I found everything to be just really quite awful.

    Everything about Dolan you hate... it's here, wrapped up in a pretty package. 
    Cookie cutter characters whom rely on their outlandishness delve into contrived conversations leading to a shocking nothing. 
    Obnoxious scenes never end.
    Every actor tries so hard to…

  • Manchester by the Sea

    Manchester by the Sea

    ★★★★½

    Yeah
    about as devastating as the say
    Not all characters stories are as consistent in quality but it doesn't matter too much
    Made me reflect on my life a bit
    I'm not contrarian enough to say this doesn't deserve the praise


    Punctuation isn't appropriate for my feelings on this film