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  • The Eiger Sanction

    The Eiger Sanction

    Clint Eastwood is an ART HISTORY PROFESSOR here and I haven’t recovered

  • Cliffhanger

    Cliffhanger

    has a movie ever been so EXTREME?? the majesty of the Rocky Mountains, Sly Stallone hanging upside down on a cliff face in shorts at 5K feet, stuntmen ziplinging from plane to plane, deaths around every corner
    an overwhelming experience I’d gladly have again

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  • The Revenant

    The Revenant

    It's hard to talk about The Revenant without talking about its detractors, which are sure only to grow louder and more numerous as the Oscars draw nearer. We are over Iñárritu, says twitter. His movies are too ponderous, too indulgent, too long, too grueling, too technical, too beautiful, too CINEMATIC.

    Mark Harris, a critic I love and with whom I usually agree, recently said he'd "happily trade a few movie houses full of empty-headed swooshy-camera 'pure cinema'" for more of…

  • Watchmen

    Watchmen

    a basically frame-for-frame adaptation of maybe the best comic of all time that’s also somehow one of the most bafflingly bad movies I’ve ever seen. Dr. Manhattan might call it a miracle