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  • Black Swan
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • Ben-Hur
  • Marie Antoinette

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  • Hail, Caesar!

    ★★★★★

  • Super Mario Bros.

  • Marie Antoinette

    ★★★★

  • Ben-Hur

    ★★★★½

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  • The Emperor Jones

    The Emperor Jones

    I decided not to rate the film because I'm not equipped to say whether it's good or bad, whether it's progressive or racist (here's a good account of the different perspectives on it), or even whether or not I liked it. All I can say is that it affected me in some way.

    On the one hand, the plot is well written by the standards of a classical tragedy. Brutus Jones is a truly tragic hero in every sense. He…

  • Dodes'ka-den

    Dodes'ka-den

    ★★★★★

    So, this might be my favorite movie of all time?

    Dodes'kaden has 7 different storylines set in a poor neighborhood surrounded by a dump. Very little of the outside world is ever seen, only when the young boy who lives in the abandoned Citroen 2CV (which kinda looks like a Volkswagen Beetle) leaves to beg for food, but even then, we only see restaurant workers. Kurosawa only chose to make this film in color to make this setting less grim.…

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  • Hail, Caesar!

    Hail, Caesar!

    ★★★★★

    Idk ... Might be a ten???

    It's just so underappreciated, but I really see it as this weird, absurdist exploration of the movie industry, idk it just really resonates in a certain way. Like these weird combination of ideologies, class, and power all contradict in a way that produces a portrait of some relationship that could be applied to other situations, but it's specifically about storytelling. Like idk how to explain it, but kinda seems genius???

  • Super Mario Bros.

    Super Mario Bros.

    Opinion:
    Chris Pratt
    Charlie Day
    Anya Taylor-Joy
    Jack Black
    Keagan-Michael Key
    Seth Rogan

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