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  • Rounders

    Rounders

    ★½

    Yeah I think I'm goingto fold on this one .

    - Luka (on the 1998 poker movie Rounders)

  • Pressure Point

    Pressure Point

    ★★★½

    7.5/10

    Maybe as vulgar as the movies get. As Zizek notes, we shouldn’t celebrate the Hays Code for inspiring obscene art but simply recognize that the excess the Code generates, by virtue of its prohibitions, is the inevitable result of its inbuilt contradictions.

    What would’ve been a perversely literal rape scene post-1968 instead becomes an obscene game of Tic Tac Toe. Poitier’s antisocial analysand narrates a story where he splashes white paint, endless TTT boards, over the walls of a…

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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ½

    Couldn't settle on just one review, so here's eight.

    1. Wow, I love Jews now!

    2. Really good in this movie about the Holocaust to have CollegeHumor-style "I totally wouldn't say this in real life but because this is comedy I can just say directly the things which I want to critique e.g. 'I wish more of our lads had your blind fanaticism'"

    3. Hitwah make fwunny faces an dance :)

    4. There was a lady in the back row…

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★½

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

    It’s not even worth it to dive into the discursive David Foster Wallace stuff, the diatribe against A Woman Under the Influence, the heated takedown of the problematic lyrics of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, or the author of the source material and his impressive political connections (his brother-in-law is the President of Iceland… hmm I wonder if he could have gotten some strings pulled? Maybe a book deal wrestled out of the effete hands of Simon & Schuster? Perhaps even a…