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  • While the City Sleeps

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  • The Batman

    The Batman

    Batman vs 4chan: yawn of justice

  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller

    McCabe & Mrs. Miller

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    When McCabe is asked if he is Pudgy the gunfighter and he answers "Businessman, businessman" the retort should be: "Well, what is the difference?".

    A trope of the Western genre is that the gun is never far from the money bag, and "McCabe and Mrs Miller" shows that they are one and the same. Capital is inherently violent, above the law, destroying human relationships through commodification or decimation.

    McCabe, ever the gambler, sees a permanent place for himself at the…

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  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    ½

    Insultingly bad. It has the distinct tone of an A24 movie, including zany characters who seem to suffer from catatonia or clinical depression.

    It skates away from talking about important notions when it comes to housing, from the philosophical ("what does it mean to own something?") to the political (gentrification, the working poor).

    An embarrasing and bogus A24 dramedy.

  • Until the End of the World

    Until the End of the World

    ★★★★

    "A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam."
    -Frederick Pohl

    As flawed as "Until the End of the World" is, like Claire's fixation with her own dreams, there is something about the Director's Cut that makes me come back to it; more frequently now than before.