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  • The Mind of Jake Paul

    The Mind of Jake Paul

    ★★★★

    It starts improving with the Nick Crompton interview, and gets better from there. I think Shane's thesis about sociopathy was more distracting than anything else, and while I think it's interesting to look at how social media rewards that behavior, I don't think Shane did enough research or chose the right approach in exploring it. The direction this docu-series ended up going in was far more suitable as it abandoned the weak pretense. It almost seems like Shane had included…

  • Krampus

    Krampus

    ★★★★

    I've seen this absurdist Christmas delicacy three times now and it never gets old. It somehow balances the humor with the suspense in a way I've never really seen before, and there's a sense of restraint as well; the titular creature is seen only in silhouettes and shadows until the ending of the movie, and there's more horror to be found in the oppressive landscape of snow and the howling wind than in the creatures themselves. The charisma of the…

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  • Koyaanisqatsi

    Koyaanisqatsi

    ½

    Fuck this movie. Seriously.
    It's the cinematic equivalent to reading a text book.
    Everything it has to say, it says in the first 10 minutes. Then it just keeps repeating itself.
    Never have I found a movie so boring that it actually made me angry. Until now.
    The funny thing is, I probably would have loved it if it had been a 10-15 minute short film.