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  • Stroszek

    Stroszek

    ★★★½

    Three stars: For the fact that the movie wants us to sympathize with Bruno but Eva is far more sympathetic.
    Extra half star: In the last 20 minutes, Herzog (and perhaps Stroszek) finally understand America.

  • Street Trash

    Street Trash

    ½

    Street Trash (1987) is a movie likely to stay on Amazon Prime for a while. Eventually, it will appear in your queue and you will ask yourself, "Should I watch this?"

    The real question is, how much do you hate yourself?

    The movie achieves the kind of glib nihilism that Troma emulates but never achieves, because Troma movies have some modicum of self awareness.

    Street Trash is a movie by street trash, for street trash. It is filthy, it is…