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  • There Will Be Blood
  • Children of Men
  • Barton Fink
  • Mahler

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  • Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

    ★½

  • A Field in England

    ★★½

  • The Batman

    ★★★½

  • In the Heat of the Night

    ★★★★½

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  • Roman J. Israel, Esq.

    Roman J. Israel, Esq.

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    First thing’s first: this movie stinks. Everyone else forgot about this movie because it's such a stinker.

    Not me. I remember it and think about it often because I’m fully convinced that it will resurface in a few decades as the paradigmatic film of (first term) Trump era liberalism.

    That’s a pretty common claim for people to make. They said it about just about everything made in the Trump era. Why should this turd get to wear the crown? Surely…

  • American Honey

    American Honey

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The part where Shia LeBeouf say that the teens aren't selling magazines, they're selling themselves is him stating the Theme Of The Movie for the first time but if you miss that, don't worry because they'll keep reminding you about it again and again. What's cleverer is a point I’m not exactly certain the writers and director intended. It’s the much more important point that the movie is also selling the teens to you. Indeed, you’ll get your money’s worth…