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  • Show Dogs

    Show Dogs

    "Apparently sponsored by the NYPD and Caesars Palace in Vegas, both of which are constantly referenced, much of Show Dogs is devoted to jokes about Max’s testicles. Yes, this is a children’s movie that is unnaturally consumed with its central character’s junk. Even the marketing team is so convinced that this is the selling point, its advertising strategy is built around a scene where they give the dog a bikini wax. This, unfortunately, sent your reviewer down a Google rabbit hole as to whether professional breeders actually wax their dog’s privates. They do not."

    Read my full review at the National Post: nationalpost.com/entertainment/movies/show-dogs-only-redeeming-factor-is-natasha-lyonnes-fabulous-bangs-which-has-absolutely-nothing-to-do-with-the-movie

  • Semi-Pro

    Semi-Pro

    ★★

    Lol just finished watching this on Netflix was bored to death and turns out I legit watched this last year???? I thought I’d never seen it

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  • Birdman

    Birdman

    ★★★½

    Birdman was pretty good, some cringe-worthy moments but overall it has some incredible technique and packs a powerful punch. I don't see the strength of the film having very much to do with art or theatre at all, I think it works best as a festering portrait of male impotent rage: The dangerous obsession with the self and how it destroys nearly everyone in its path. This awful symptom of maleness that is more concerned with legacy and influence than…

  • The Lords of Salem

    The Lords of Salem

    ★★★★½

    Difficult to put into words the visceral impact and sadness of The Lords of Salem. One viewing doesn't quite seem enough to put all the pieces together, as Zombie puts together a horror film so unlike any horror I've ever seen. The brutality of Sheri Moon's performance hits me in the fucking gut, and without ever having dealt with addiction, the film feels like a pained, strung out journey into the abyss. Some great female power, and a bone-chilling soundscape are icing on the cake.