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  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    ★★★

    Really wanted to like this, but just couldn’t get on its wavelength. Didn’t seem to be any real thrust to the story; it just sort of sits in a lot of mood without any sense of movement. Loved a lot of the early stylistic flourishes and most of the acting. Bummed.

  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    ★★★

    Any movie with a gay sex scene involving Taron Egerton OR Richard Madden would be a lot for me, so you can imagine the time I had here.

    I like how this leans into being a full-on jukebox musical here and there, even though that means it’s only as watchable as your average jukebox musical. Still a goopy biopic with that really digital look I don’t care for.

    Are we...casting Bryce Dallas Howard in things...on purpose?

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    Too h*gh for this. Need a second viewing. Sorry mom.

  • Coraline

    Coraline

    ★★★★½

    "Rise to your feet and applaud: Coraline is the real thing."
    -Philip Pullman (who was talking about the book, but still.)

    This shit right here is why I am the way I am, why I like the things I like. I've loved this movie for ten years now and have no intentions of stopping. How many times did I watch this in middle school under my covers on my iPod nano? The opening is perfect. The animation is perfect. The…