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  • Polina

    Polina

    ★★★★

    Step Up '17: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman

  • Ingrid Goes West

    Ingrid Goes West

    ★★½

    Like, OMG hashtag noduh!

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  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

    Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

    ★★★★★

    I first saw this movie a few days after I turned sixteen. It was my first favorite movie, but it wasn't (just) the T&A that left an impression. This was the first time I noticed a film's production values, the first time I was blown away by a movie's skewed camera angles and rapid-fire editing. Meyer's insistence on playing Roger Ebert's script with a straight face put me off the smug, knowing tones of deliberate camp for life. I still don't understand when people respond to BVD as if its meant to be taken seriously, but I guess that confirms Meyer knew what he was doing.

  • Bravetown

    Bravetown

    ★★

    Because the best way to remember our fallen veterans is to dance for them.