JKM

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favorites from last month. always logging stuff late. hapa boy from the bay area.

Favorite films

  • The New World
  • Rear Window
  • The Spirit of the Beehive
  • The Deep Blue Sea

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  • Zodiac Deciphered

    ★★★

  • The Human Surge

    ★★★½

  • Wish I Was Here

    ★½

  • The Holdovers

    ★★★½

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  • Zodiac Deciphered

    Zodiac Deciphered

    ★★★

    Some silly stuff. Seems like they made the entire movie as a prank on Gyllenhaal. Reflecting on his track record, it is a bit odd that he is the star of a consensus great American movie.

  • The Holdovers

    The Holdovers

    ★★★½

    Very funny, everyone is terrific in it, a bit of an instant classic, very "Mank" in its made-up fetish anachronisms and that's great because "Mank" was honestly pretty good and it had a nice moody chill and so does this and I'll default to it as a recommendation quite easily and for years to come I will push to throw it on the TV over other much worse holiday movies. It could stand to be a bit meaner though. We all know that. And it's not quite as good as the awesome trailer.

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  • The Room

    The Room

    ★★★★★

    On an eleventh watch, I realize that Lisa and Claudette talking about breast cancer means that this film technically passes the Bechdel test.

    Also, masterpiece.

  • Far Far Away Idol

    Far Far Away Idol

    ½

    My family went to a house party in 2005. While all the parents drank and chatted downstairs, all the kids were up in the playroom, shooting Nerf guns and watching Shrek 2. When the credits rolled, the host's kids popped into the bonus features and queued up this motherfucker. After every character performed their song, we were asked to vote on who should win. I put up my hand for Donkey's passionate performance of "Disco Inferno," but, of course, Prince…