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  • Tampopo

    Tampopo

    ★★★★

    The only other film to make me this hungry is Les Blank's Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers, but Tampopo is an even richer visual feast and pure ramen pornography, plus it's funny with plenty of little diversions from the main plot that are the most memorable parts of the film.

    I bet that scene with all the women slurping their spaghetti noodles is hilarious in Japan the same way that the farting scene in Blazing Saddles is hilarious in America. A comedy of manners.

  • Jackson County Jail

    Jackson County Jail

    ★★★

    Starts off a bit slow before getting really grimy and rapey, and after that it turns into a couple-on-the-run-road movie-stunt show. Tommy Lee Jones puts in a great performance, it's easy to see why he became a star, and Yvette Mimieux is really good too, despite terrible things happening to her she's still a take-no-shit kinda lady. Definitely one of the scuzzier Corman New World pictures, it's like a WIP picture mixed with something like Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry.

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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.