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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★

    I will just pretend Will Oldham showed up at Lowery's doorstep, got drunk on a cheap beer and went on a rant that they built the whole movie around. Seriously though, a beautiful meditation on grief and time that could be pretty much perfect if not for that Oldham monologue.

  • Wheelman

    Wheelman

    ★★★

    LOCKE made by a Walter Hill fan. First half is near brilliant, but the DTV-level plot contrivances near the end push it into a very familiar, less interesting territory. Who would have thought that Grillo can carry the whole movie on his shoulders! He's a beast in this.

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  • Flight

    Flight

    ★★

    Consider a drinking game:

    Down a shot every time Zemeckis cues a classic song in an unbelievably unsubtle way.

  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    ★★★★★

    It took me two whole days to stop thinking about the damn movie and actually write something about it. It's that good. Actually, I came to an realization that it very well might be Quentin Tarantino's best film (I revisited them all last year). Not my favorite of his, but the best. I don't think I will watch it again anytime soon, mostly because it's not the most rewatchable kind of movie. It's long, it's bleak, it's disturbing and it…