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  • Shadow



    This should honestly be in every multiplex, so our fellow ordinary citizens can learn how to win a war entirely through political subterfuge and Trojan horse tactics, as I do each time I see this film

  • The Image Book

    The Image Book


    The end of the world? No, just the end of western civilization. It's hard to say where I stand on this, because I do **kind of** like it, maybe against my better judgement. But it's more of a confused epilogue to a career rather than a work in and of itself - if I ultimately find The Image Book disappointing, it's because it's the first of Godard's films in what seems decades to offer no new ideas. The associations made…

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  • Good Time

    Good Time


    "I got beat up. I'm the victim here."
    "Cross the room if you've ever been blamed for something you didn't do."

    Many months before the films North American release, I joked that Good Time looked like "a modern-day Phil Karlson picture" so I was doubly pleasantly surprised when I found that this film approximated that feeling. In his annual love-letter to Cannes, Mark Peranson called the film "a kind of Dionysian New York Gesamtkunstwerk....immersion without identification." Where Good Time…

  • Forrest Gump

    Forrest Gump

    This is like, some kind of weird, conservative fantasy. If watching this served any good purpose, it's a possibly vital reminder that the Clinton era was not as progressive as many of us might like to remember - the latter half of the 20th century in America through the eyes of a reactionary, nearly 50 years of social tumult regarded as just a brief phase of unrest before everything returns to 'normal,' - the Vietnam War, Black Panthers, and social…