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Bama Rush 2023
Good god. The worst documentary I’ve ever seen? Genuinely not about anything. Fails to illuminate a single interesting part of Bama sorority life because the director is too busy jamming herself into the story for no reason. Opens with clips of people saying this doc is going to “destroy Greek life as we know it” and then proceeds to do absolutely nothing of the sort. Doesn’t even explain what the hell anyone is talking about half the time, much less…
Testament of Youth 2014
Maybe the most predictable movie of all time. Zero impact.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier 2021
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Just missed opportunity after missed opportunity. Underneath all the cringeworthy dialogue and meandering, network-drama-level plotting is a great show with a lot to say. Unfortunately, the pacing and lack of narrative drive make it a pretty boring mess most of the time. Also, please hire a comedy writer! Every "joke" made me want to die!
But for real, Episode 5 showed me just how great this show could have been. Isaiah Bradley is a perfect character for this world: a…
No one will remember us. We are sandcastles in a hurricane, our lives meaningful only now and only to ourselves or the people we somehow convince to love us. The idea that any of us will be spoken of for more than 20 minutes after we're in the ground is hysterical, not least of which because we won't be around to hear it. Who cares if someone likes my short story about a dock worker 30 years after I'm dead,…