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  • Crooklyn



    Deceptively breezy until the third act, which just might wreck you. In its balance of joy and seriousness, reminded me a lot of Cooley High.

    Full review here.

  • BlacKkKlansman



    BlacKkKlansman is at once a sober, based-on-fact historical drama and a riotously funny prank. In recreating the 1979 police investigation of a Colorado Springs chapter of the Ku Klux Klan—an investigation led by a black detective who posed on the phone as a Klan recruit—Spike Lee gives a shocking amount of screen time to the espousing of white supremacist rhetoric. Yet when that ideology is filtered through an African-American actor’s mouth and Lee’s particular cinematic style, it results in something…

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  • Up



    Your kids have to see you cry sometime.

  • The Incredibles

    The Incredibles


    We really didn't need another superhero movie after this.

    A few notes on this revisit:

    - Pulls no punches on the domestic trauma front. This is about a husband and father's real betrayal. That late-night fight between the parents is uncomfortably true to life.

    - "Tonyloaf"

    - Elastigirl caught in the series of doors is better than almost any superhero action sequence staged since.

    - "I never look back darling. It distracts from the now." (What does this mean for…