Favorite films

  • Videodrome
  • Detour
  • The Living Dead Girl
  • Broken Blossoms

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  • The Flowers of St. Francis

    ★★★

  • Panda! Go Panda!: Rainy Day Circus

  • Panda! Go Panda!

  • Crumb

    ★★★★½

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  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★

    Robert Pattison is a genuine movie star and even though I've seen him in much better movies I honestly don't think I appreciated him enough until I saw this, both I think because he shines in an otherwise dull movie and the contrast between him in and out of the batsuit is so dramatic. He's got such a presence as Bruce Wayne and it's all just completely erased whenever he puts on the mask. I've got plenty of reservations about…

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★

    the fuckin bastard did it he finally made a good movie ahahahaha i don't believe it

    two years ago tarantino finally one me over... now pta who i really thought i was never gonna like... this is a big time for jacob and 90s filmbro directors... fincher next?

    i love that me and armond white agree about this being pta's first good movie

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  • The 15:17 to Paris

    The 15:17 to Paris

    ★★★★½

    How can Americans relate to Europe? When you grow up in the historyless, cultureless suburbs, how can you relate to a place as old as Venice in any sort of meaningful way? The 15:17 to Paris is hyper-aware of the banality of tourism; Anthony Sadler's love of the selfie stick is only a (slightly) exaggerated portrayal of what every American tourist in Europe does and feels, a profound sense of surreality (my friend upon arriving in Dubrovnik: "this is a…

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★½

    The erasure of ethnic and racial identities by capitalist individualism. In a recent interview, the Safdies call Howard "heir to this rich history" of Jewish materialism, the desire to rise above the historical marginalization of his community. But in embracing capitalism Howard must necessarily reject community and family connections, by becoming lost in the flow of global capital Howard becoming atomized, a narcissist in the most fundamental way. This is not a Faustian rise-and-fall, because there is no devil and…