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  • Casting JonBenet

    Casting JonBenet

    ★★★½

    Today, I watched Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 and Casting JonBenet. Why did the one about the murder of a child make me laugh more?

    Did you know that being Santa is more addictive than heroin?

    So this is being criticised for pointlessness. That old thing of 'why dredge up a horrific tragedy to no end?' It's a question I wrestled with throughout watching this, and I understand the viewpoint. I'm still deciding what my take is, but one…

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    ★★½

    So, the opening credits of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 are amazing. Legitimately amazing. As in, probably better than anything Marvel's ever done (in the movies) amazing.

    And I say in the movies because, in particular, throughout GotG2 my mind kept drifting back to Jessica Jones, the series which stands as an anomaly, heads and shoulders above anything that Marvel's ever done, and probably ever will do. It's the only one that didn't have to force meaning - the…

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  • Sandy Wexler

    Sandy Wexler

    ½

    It's a sunny day. I wake up under the warm light shining through my curtains. Opened, they let in a burst of sun. Today will be a good day. I have nothing to do; I can laze about and enjoy myself. The Star Wars trailer is coming out today! Oh, what a time to be alive.

    How about I scroll around the internet, find out what's just arrived on Netfl-

    That's the moment I realise: it's Sandy Wexler day. I…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    I'd like to, for a second, say how thankful I am for this film community on the Internet. I don't know where I'd be without it. It can be very lonely having a passion so intense for film that it's all consuming. Movies are my life. Maybe it's sad, but I can't help that they're most of all I think about. Everytime I start to talk about one of my 'real-life friends' about them, they shut down. They don't care,…