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  • The Innkeepers

    The Innkeepers


    until somebody, someone among us who like us uses memes and anxiety-laden humor for adulthood together as the frame with which to remember the things from childhood we irrefutably loved, takes advantage of the fact that james gunn's creative nugget still lurks out there somewhere ready to be rebooted, i think i found the closest representation of an adult scooby doo yet. i mean you could probably say the same for 'insidious' or 'the conjuring' but 'the innkeepers' had young…

  • Ginger Snaps

    Ginger Snaps


    at first i thought i was watching some shakespearean level of family tragedy, 'king lear' style, but as i realized how unclear the distinction was between regular teen shenanigans and actual neurological lycanthropy, i thought only of my english professor interpreting 'ginger snaps' as 'just another raunchy teen movie.'

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  • South Pacific

    South Pacific


    Don't let yourself be fooled by the war imagery, the jungle, the wartime Frenchmen, run-of-the-mill cultural generalizations, alcoholic protagonist, remorseless and dancing soldiers, the loss and gain of seemingly random plot points, slaughter of a water buffalo, descent into hysteria, hallucinogenic hues, lush and sweeping musical numbers, and reaffirmation, romantic or not and despite differences, of human relationships: this is NOT Apocalypse Now.

  • The African Queen

    The African Queen


    What a cute couple. I thought Bogart and Hepburn were going to spend the whole movie bickering, but instead they behaved quite civilly towards one another. Their less-than-ideal situation served not as an excuse for aggression and festering sexual tension but as a problem they needed to work together and solve, understanding their differences a little more along the way...There was still a respectable amount of festering sexual tension, though, don't worry.