kmarus

Kevin. 29. Former arthouse manager (RIP Main Art) and Barbara Stanwyck slappy.

Favorite films

  • Carnival of Souls
  • All I Desire
  • The Meetings of Anna
  • Lola

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  • Devil in a Blue Dress

    ★★★½

  • Jagged

    ★★½

  • The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

    ★★★★★

  • King Richard

    ★★

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  • King Richard

    King Richard

    ★★

    Spent much of the runtime thinking about how our lives are not our own. So much of the important stuff is predetermined by where and when you're born, who your parents are, your genetics, etc. Would Serena and Venus have ever picked up a racket if their dad hadn't stumbled on a Virginia Ruzici match on television and saw dollar signs? The problem with King Richard is, an examination of the ethics of scripting your child's life lacks drama when…

  • Belfast

    Belfast

    ★★½

    Watching The Long Day Closes the night before did this one no favors, lol. I'm writing this three weeks after seeing it and I remember virtually nothing about the experience beyond thinking, "Wow, Caitriona Balfe is sooo beautiful. Maybe I should watch Outlander?" If this placebo of a personal film were somehow to win Best Picture, it'd instantly become the most unmemorable winner since... idk, A Beautiful Mind? Green Book sucks, but I'll never forget the sight of Viggo folding a whole ass pizza and eating it like a taco, and at least with Crash you got some controversy.

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  • The Loveless

    The Loveless

    ★★★★

    Is Willem Dafoe hot? A case study.

  • Detroit

    Detroit

    ★★

    I'm from Detroit. I've lived in and around the city for the majority of my life. This movie has nothing to say about this city, the uprising of '67 or, most damningly, what it's like to be black in America. Detroit (the movie) is the cinematic equivalent of Ramsay Bolton from Game of Thrones; it luxuriates interminably in the depths of human depravity without ever arriving at a meaningful conclusion. Maybe the hopelessness I felt watching Detroit was intentional. It…