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  • Luxo Jr.

  • The Adventures of André and Wally B.

  • Downton Abbey: A New Era

    ★★½

  • What's Up, Doc?

    ★★★½

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  • Luxo Jr.

    Luxo Jr.

    Hard to imagine how insane this must have looked in 1986—the sheer audacity of using mobile light sources as characters, the little bounce the deflated ball does after flopping over, the waves moving through the cord with each jump! And they gave these things personalities, too? No wonder it felt like a revolution.

  • Downton Abbey: A New Era

    Downton Abbey: A New Era

    ★★½

    So much to say about this one, and yet so little; my main takeaway is that I now know why the release was delayed from Christmas: they were hoping Maggie Smith would die before opening day! The orangest movie of the year.

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  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    haven't seen this yet but when Elsie Fisher mentioned Letterboxd on Jimmy Kimmel exactly one person in the audience went "woo!" and I just want to know which one of you fuckers it was

  • Cuck

    Cuck

    Donald Trump’s name is never uttered in Cuck. His likeness is briefly featured, but the man himself is only ever referred to once, and only in the abstract: “our president”. His presence registers with all the weight of an off-brand “Combover Leader” Halloween mask. Barack Obama gets a similar silent treatment, although he’s at least afforded a freakishly anachronistic “Obummer” epithet. This is what we call a “small victory”.

    Cuck is the type of movie where the main character watches…