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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★½

    Not quite feeling the hype on this one. Found it messy and mostly predictable. Nice creepy ending that isn't over-explained, which I appreciated... but again, it telegraphs the path there in what I felt were some ham-fisted ways.

    Collette is a highlight, she gets some over the top moments and tonal shifts which she knocks out of the park. Everyone else is pretty bleh.

    Other Pros: The SFX, makeup and cinematography are especially solid.
    Overall: Meh.

  • SampleThis

    SampleThis

    ★★½

    I'm kinda obsessed w/ music docs about session players so..I love the subject on this but man, this is a subpar doc that only becomes even more cringeworthy nowadays since Bambaataa gets so much face time.
    Dude is right at the top of the "your cultural influence is superseded by your fucked up acts" pyramid.

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  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

    ★★★★½

    Ok yeah, this isn't a glitch. I watched it twice today...The old, dark "Director's Cut" then the cleaner, brighter "Final Cut." You got a problem with that?

  • She's Gotta Have It

    She's Gotta Have It

    ★★★★

    Still vibrant and beautiful and provocative and relevant. It's like the final great long-lost Bergman film through the eyes of Spike. Ya dig?