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  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    ★★★★★

    nothing more or less than a life.

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    ★★★★★

    gets more and more affecting the closer i get to being Clarice’s age. saw this for the first time when i was 12, and it’s sorta been a constant in my life since, so i never realized how young Clarice is. to that point, my favorite bit this time was the rhyme between the shot of her in training shooting her pistol straight into the lens and the shot of her drawing her weapon on Gumb, again straight down the…

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  • Mission: Impossible II

    Mission: Impossible II

    ★★★

    has never fully worked for me until the last half hour. but goodness, cutting between the climactic fight, Thandie’s near demise, and the crashing waves? that’s some good shit. wish another Mission would go as crazy with the masks.

  • Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You

    checked the ole watch thrice. never a good sign...

    nice to see an asian man get to be sexy, though! and armand hammer is quite funny as a guy i knew 100 of in college. but overall it’s didactic, has almost no rhythm scene-to-scene, and isn’t nearly as ~weird~ as i’d been led to believe.