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  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    Kiki's Delivery Service

    ★★★★★

    The Hayao Miyazaki Cozy Trilogy, in order of coziness:

    1) Kiki's Delivery Service
    2) Ponyo
    3) My Neighbor Totoro

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  • Better Watch Out

    Better Watch Out

    ★½

    First holiday season viewing of the year is a real wet fart of a movie. I’m at a stage of life I’ve been dreading for a while now; between visiting family and a new addition to the family my movie-watching is at an historic low-point, so movie viewing is done on one single night at about midnight, fueled by caffeine otherwise I’ll fall asleep, exhausted at the 30-minute mark.

    Better Watch Out does the Dexter thing of portraying the edgy,…

  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    ★★★★

    Here’s a thing that I thought I wouldn’t be saying anytime soon; the place where Borat 2 improves most on its predecessor is it’s... emotional resonance (?!) It’s weird to get verklempt in a movie like this, but it happened twice for me, one owing to Maria Bakalova‘s performance, and another time during a gag that gets emotional. 

    This moviefilm has no business being able to stand up next to the original Borat, yet it does so with wit and…

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  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★★★

    Robert Eggers managed to make a film more Satanic than his previous, which actually featured a performance by Satan.

  • Knives and Skin

    Knives and Skin

    ★½

    Remember Twin Peaks?

    Remember Twin Peaks season two?

    Remember when Mark Snow and David Lynch walked off the show for the middle ten episodes and the writers were all like "hey, what is the central quality of a David Lynch TV show?" and the other writers were like "oh it's gotta be that it's quirky af."