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  • Three Years Without God

    Three Years Without God

    ★★★

    A troubling and morally compromising romance. To be completely honest, I didn’t think I would like this at all, my expectations were very low. But in the end I was pleasantly surprised. There is clear craftsmanship in its guérilla, low-budget filmmaking. It kinda reminded me of a Filipino Gone With the Wind. The composition and editing are really well done here. Overall, it’s a solid feature that definitely deserves more attention, even if I didn’t totally love it. That is all.

  • Here Comes Mr. Jordan

    Here Comes Mr. Jordan

    ★★★★½

    Calvinist phantasmagoria. You can see traces of A Matter of Life and Death and It’s a Wonderful Life in this film. It’s so light and breezy, with such a wonderful world and a clever concept. This film uses stilted acting as a plot device, and it’s so humorous to watch. That is all.

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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ½

    Ladies and Gents: the worst film of 2018. No film will be more stupid, unoriginal, and idiotic than this. I honestly cannot believe it was this horrendously awful.

    There's so much wrong with the film. It's not just poorly written or poorly acted, it's everything in between as well.

    Like, how is this so beloved? Hereditary is a shallow recycling of every classic slow-burn horror. It makes multiple references as if in respect, but the result is cringeworthy homage. Neither…

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★½

    Okay, I saw this a couple days ago conflicted with my thoughts on the film, and now I've made up my mind: Spiderverse just isn't a good film.

    The script and landscape animation are admittedly very good. The abstract design and colors give a facade of greatness on the hands of Lord and Miller. However, despite the aforementioned aspects, the rest of the film is a mess of fascist anarchy and lazy drawing.

    As Jean-Luc Godard once said, "Call a…