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  • The Beach Boys: Endless Harmony

    The Beach Boys: Endless Harmony

    ★★★★

    Happy birthday Brian Wilson!!

    I don't really think I can pretend any band other than The Beach Boys is my favourite at this point, and I don't know why I would. I've been listening to them daily for months on top of loving them for all of my life in addition to developing an obsession for finding out so much of their history.
    Seeing In My Room live actually got me teary eyed even if it's punctuated with annoying and…

  • Streetscapes [Dialogue]

    Streetscapes [Dialogue]

    ★★

    See, I can give this work some sort of credit. Emigholz's films have been the most lifeless, uninteresting films I've ever seen, but in last year's Streetscapes he's taking a much more different approach while still retaining his obvious style. The director is using the character of the director as his own voice and the content of it all is certainly confessional and honest; for that I can respect it. It's still hopelessly dry and bland, the fascination with tilts…

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  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

    The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

    ★★★★½

    A genuine cinematic accomplishment and a true piece of art

  • Dreams

    Dreams

    ★★★★

    Sunshine Through the Rain: 4.5/5
    The Peach Orchard: 4.5/5
    These first two dreams, portraying Kurosawa as a young boy, are nothing short of spectacular visually. It's often hard for me to be moved by spectacle alone, but Jesus, this is really stunning material. It's ethereal and so quietly moving, truly dream-like.
    The Blizzard: 3/5
    A small example of Kurosawa's optimism and determination. Almost puts a new light on his decision to keep making movies after his suicide attempt in 1970.…