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  • Perfect Blue
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Mad God
  • Clifford

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  • The Hidden

    ★★★½

  • Hudson Hawk

    ★★★★

  • Basket Case

    ★★★

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★

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  • The Hidden

    The Hidden

    ★★★½

    Full disclosure: I was working on an important project late into the evening while this was on so I wasn't 100% locked in.

    Despite the circumstances of my watch, I'd still say that I heartily enjoyed this. Applying police procedural set dressing to a pulp comic/drive-in theater alien body-swap concept, The Hidden initially comes off as a failed TV pilot that was reconstructed as a movie. When it becomes clear what the "twist" on the hard-boiled cop + young rookie…

  • Hudson Hawk

    Hudson Hawk

    ★★★★

    Watched again, this time all the way through in one sitting and accompanied by good ol' Dan Clifford.

    This movie is so fucking funny. I'd say I wish that more movies aspired to be as goofy and over-the-top as this but I'm not sure this near perfect balance of star-power, solid joke writing, bad joke writing and ill-advised producers greenlighting massively inflated budgets could ever be achieved again.

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  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    ★★★★★

    My mom's favorite movie. She's been trying to get me to watch it for as long as I can remember and I've always waited because I wanted to see it "at the right time."

    The right time finally came. Plaza Theatre in 70 mm. Really glad I got to see it with her. My first time ever. Her first time seeing it on film. I had a great night.

    The movie itself is a a really mesmerizing epic. It's first…

  • Ambulance

    Ambulance

    ★★★½

    Watched w/ my mom on Peacock, or "the cock" as she calls it 😣.

    Can't decide which product placement I like better the ambulance driver checking her Oxygen crypto app while enjoying an 11 in the morning Heineken or the cartel boss enjoying a Topo Chico out of the mini fridge while he watches his son get gunned down on the news.