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  • Black Belt Jones

    ★★★

  • Mad God

    ★★★½

  • Rhapsody Rabbit

    ★★★★

  • The Cat Concerto

    ★★★★½

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  • Black Belt Jones

    Black Belt Jones

    ★★★

    A silly blaxploitation flick that manages to be both fun to watch and fun to goof on. The plot is carefully, almost tediously laid out, but it boils down genre-standard black guys vs. the mob. Jim Kelly plays a man who unironically introduces himself as "Black Belt," and he appears to be some sort of secret agent. The agency he works for only seems to employ a single man though, and Kelly is left to recruit some random beach babes…

  • Mad God

    Mad God

    ★★★½

    Mad God takes every opportunity to full commit to visual spectacle. There are so many moments that feature massive differences in scale, usually showing the gas-mask wearing protagonist dwarfed by animated monstrosities. Care and detail goes into the incredibly detailed environments. Why does the main character wear a gas mask? Because director Phil Tippett creates an atmosphere of pure, grotesque hellishness.

    Your enjoyment of this movie very likely depends on your tolerance for style in the absence of substance. The…

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  • Rhythm 21

    Rhythm 21

    Movie: ◻️

    Me: ok.

    Movie: ⬛

    Me: 🤯

  • Asparagus

    Asparagus

    ★★★★★

    My take: The protagonist (maybe every woman, maybe the filmmaker herself) stays in her home, wrapped up in whatever strange comforts she can find there. Her imagination runs riot. Outside is a world of the crassest, most phallocentric sexuality. Instead of facing it directly, she allows her imagination to reshape it. When she does have to venture forth she guards herself with a mask, hiding her true self. However, by collecting symbols of her experience and sharing them with others…