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  • Love Exposure

    Love Exposure

    ★★★★★

    I don't know if it's even possible to talk about this film in a short review like this one.
    Love Exposure is epic, funny, innovative, fresh, disturbing, shocking, heavy, bloody, crazy, hilarious, dramatic, sad, long, poetic, monumental, odd, clever, thrilling, weird, beautiful, during it's 4 hours of runtime not one second boring, and so so so much more...
    You really can't describe it. You have to see it!

    Definitely one of my favorite films. Can't wait to see more from Sion Sono.

  • Don't Breathe

    Don't Breathe

    ★★★½

    Inexplicable easy break-ins into highly secured surroundings, dogs neutralized by intoxicated wieners, attempts to escape through ventilation shafts. Is this the first faithful movie adaptation of Hitman?

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  • Sicario: Day of the Soldado

    Sicario: Day of the Soldado

    ★★½

    Okay, let's start with something positive: This is not a total disaster. It has some pretty solid action scenes and the actors do their job pretty well. Also, it really doesn't hold back with portraying violence, but without exaggerating too much.
    Otherwise, this is a pretty horrible sequel. Sheridan decided to throw pretty much everything that made the first film so special overboard and takes a position that in retrospect makes it unclear what his intentions with the original were.…

  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★★

    This is incredibly beautiful and detailed and yet so... empty on the inside. Anderson tries to become more political and fails horribly, seeming to have a pretty accurate expectation about how this film is perceived and yet breaking his own rules every few minutes. This whole thing about Japan is offensively abused as an object of stylization without having any deeper meaning and I fail to see how this commitment to the presentation of language is more than a gimmick.…

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