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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★

    An anxiety drenched nightmare, like seriously, just get off the lady's sink!

    The cinematography is fantastic, the way the camera moves, handheld and in tight spaces, creates tension and unease, which is multiplied by Jennifer Lawrence's amazing, exasperated performance, of which she spends most every minute onscreen. The rest of the cast is great, especially Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer, who are both just so goddamn enjoyable. Aronofsky is exercising a lot of demons and ideas with this one, trading…

  • Dig!

    Dig!

    ★★★

    Entertaining, ragged and sloppy doc about the entertaining, ragged and sloppy Brian Jonestown Massacre and their friendship/rivalry with The Dandy Warhols. Anton Newcombe is the asshole-destructive-musical-genius at the center of BJM but why do I find tambourine man Joel so much more compelling? Must be the sunglasses...

    Full Disclosure: the guitar player for The Dandys lives across the street from me. Nice guy, no crazy stories, his wife keeps a lovely yard.

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  • The Guest

    The Guest

    ★★★★

    One of my favorite films of the year. So, so good! My ass was thoroughly entertained. It delivers on so many levels; the action, the mystery, the dread, the music (that Mike Simonetti song that plays in the bar scene is KILLER!), the humor, the visuals, the acting, everything just pops and is spot-on.

    Dan Stevens is magnetic in the lead role of David, somehow pulling off the impossible task of playing a character that is both the hero of…

  • Bad Words

    Bad Words

    ★½

    I shoulda watched Teen Wolf Too instead.