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  • On Chesil Beach

    On Chesil Beach


    Oh my god, that ending is so risible.

  • Summer 1993

    Summer 1993

    Enough with these tedious Eurodramas that consist entirely of a first act stretched across an hour and a half with maybe three or four key scenes surrounded by pointless noodling. Enough!

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  • Passengers



    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I haven't had time to write a full review of this as I only saw it not 12 hours ago, but I can't help but jot down something about Passengers' unpleasant undercurrent. Rewatching the trailers and marketing material, I couldn't believe how misleading they were about something very important to the film's core premise:

    Only Chris Pratt's Jim woke up early due to a malfunction on the ship. The first solid half hour is him moping about the Avalon starship,…

  • Red Sparrow

    Red Sparrow

    hey siri show me a straight teenage boy's jerkoff fantasy that's been directed like an over-budget Starz rip-off of The Americans where literally nothing that happens is important but they've made sure you get to see plenty of sideboob while its star is being tortured