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  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Chan Is Missing
  • Summer Snow
  • Sans Soleil

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  • Devil in a Blue Dress

    ★★★★

  • The Water We Drink

    ★★½

  • The Screaming Skull

    ★★½

  • Battlefield Earth

    ★

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  • Battlefield Earth

    Battlefield Earth

    ★

    The movie taking place in the year 3000 never made sense to me. Makes more sense if it was closer like 2500 or 2100. I'd like to believe that it's actually 2001, and the Psychlos only managed to take over the States. Everyone else, just fine!

  • Dog Gone People

    Dog Gone People

    ★★

    Now I understand why salaryman humor went extinct in America. At least for a while.

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  • Chan Is Missing

    Chan Is Missing

    ★★★★½

    I can go on for days on how it captures the authentic reality of Chinese Americans, because this is exactly how it was/is for myself, my parents and relatives. I noticed that the reviews here notice the big details, like its impact to the American indie scene or the allusions to movies like Charlie Chan and Hitchcock's Vertigo. However, it's the small details that do it for me, like Jo getting tangerines from Chan's wife for his troubles while grandma's…

  • G-Saviour

    G-Saviour

    ★½

    A lesser member of the "So Bad It's Good" club, not just for being direct-to-video cheese, but for also being nothing like its source material. Let me elaborate: I had the feeling that it was going to be its own original film, but the production team got money from Sunrise under the condition that bits of Gundam should be glued on there. The result is a jarring mishmash between a bizarre "political intrigue in space" story and underwhelming mobile suit…