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  • Shoot 'Em Up

    Shoot 'Em Up


    A satire wrapped inside a parody wrapped inside an action movie. Truly, a great action movie. There are dozens of clever concepts the Kingsman and John Wick franchises only wish they had invented.

    From the first kill, where Clive Owen’s character shoved a carrot through the head of a henchman, this film never stops its absurd assault.

    I think this was early, before we knew Paul Giamatti had a pork belly. This film will always be the finest slice of…

  • The Meyerowitz Stories

    The Meyerowitz Stories


    New and selected Baumbachian riffs. Jean’s story was the most affecting for me. Sandler and Stiller showed some fine acting chops. Sandler and Hoffman also made me laugh.

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  • Cool Hand Luke

    Cool Hand Luke


    Ain't nobody can eat fifty eggs!

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049


    Beautiful. Ponderous. Who followed the tracker? I guess it didn’t matter. When the war between replicants and humans comes, it is best to check the box marked None of the Above.