Chris Borg

Chris Borg

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Amateur podcast host and Danny Trejo's #1 fan

Favorite films

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • Masculin Féminin
  • Lost in America

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  • House of Gucci

    ★★

  • Kung Pow: Enter the Fist

    ★★½

  • Machete

    ★★★½

  • Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo

    ★★★½

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  • Roger & Me

    Roger & Me

    ★★★★½

    Roger & Me documents the real urban decay of what was once a vibrant town. What makes it even more depressing of a film is the fact that it has gotten even worse in the thirty-two years since (such as, the much-publicized lead pollution in the Flint water supply covered in Moore's very own, Fahrenheit 11/9 in fact). You watch as people get angry at other factors, like Money magazine calling Flint "the worst place to live in America" as they…

  • Koyaanisqatsi

    Koyaanisqatsi

    ★★★★★

    Koyaanisqatsi analyzes the aesthetic beauty of the mundane, but hidden behind is the underlying horror of it all.

    Read my full piece here

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  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    ★½

    About as topical as a weekly episode of South Park is but...over 90 mins and just so many parts that were staged and scripted. Feel like even contextualized in the coming weeks of the election will not do it any favors. Only was minimally enjoyable due to the "Cody Workman chuckling" commentary track.

  • Run Hide Fight

    Run Hide Fight

    ½

    Run Hide Fight is the equivalent of that Mark Wahlberg quote about 9/11 where he said "If I was on that plane with my kids, it wouldn’t have went down like it did. There would have been a lot of blood in that first-class cabin and then me saying, ‘OK, we’re going to land somewhere safely, don’t worry." The power-fantasy of people who don't believe in justice. A fetishization of a tragic scenario for people who want to brandish their…