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  • Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    “And the seasons they go round and round
    And the painted ponies go up and down
    We're captive on the carousel of time
    We can't return we can only look behind
    From where we came
    And go round and round and round
    In the circle game”

    -Buffy Sainte-Marie, The Circle Game

  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★★

    “My father told me we was all born of blood and tribulation, and so then too was our great city. But for those of us what lived and died in them furious days, it was like everything we knew was mildly swept away. And no matter what they did to build this city up again... for the rest of time... it would be like no one even knew we was ever here.”

    -Amsterdam Vallon, Gangs of New York

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  • The Dirt

    The Dirt

    I’m pretty sure music biopics are in vogue again for three easy reasons:

    1. They are all basically the same movie, so you know what you’re gonna get (the dumb masses don’t like being challenged or surprised).  It’s like a rock n’ roll 80’s happy meal.
    2. Everyone hates life in 2019, so we are all prone to retreat into nostalgia.
    3. OMG I luv Motley Crue and the 80’s ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🤢🤢 🤮🤮🤮🤮


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  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★

    *sigh*

    Time for some incoherent, conflicting thoughts:

    confession time:  even though I’ve logged this film four times, I’ve only seen this film twice.  I’ve been logging this film multiple times to celebrate what it represents and to proclaim my love for its existence.   Now that I watched it officially for a second time on netflix, my initial fears that I had towards the movie have only been confirmed, and it’s bumming me out.  
         Here we go:…