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  • Blue Chips

    Blue Chips

    This should be anti-capitalism but instead is just anti- players receiving the full value of their labor

  • A Quiet Passion

    A Quiet Passion

    Or: I DON'T LIKE SHIT, I DON'T GO OUTSIDE

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  • Toni Erdmann

    Toni Erdmann

    ★★★★

    1. I like this a lot, but don't love it as much as some. That said, it clearly rewards repeated viewings given the level of detail. It is sometimes, often deliberately, difficult to follow where it's going in individual scenes.
    2. The poster is a spoiler and that's annoying.
    3. Sandra Huller is so good here, and much of the film relies on her facial reactions to Simonischek's more active performance.
    4. Quite good as satire of both neoliberal corporate…

  • I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House

    I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House

    Very rare that I think a (quasi-) horror film is *too* restrained, and yet. Creepy aesthetic but sometimes the faintly spooky can be just as repetitive as the jump scare.