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  • Logan Lucky

    Logan Lucky

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    I've given up on trying to figure out why Steven Soderbergh bothers making other kinds of films than heist comedies because he's so awful at making anything else.

    What I haven't given up on trying to figure out is why he can't just cast someone English in his films instead of getting American actors to badly mangle an English accent. In some cases, then repeating that trick over two sequels.

    He's an idiot. But he did make Logan Lucky, one of my go-to mind cleansers, and it's still wonderful.

  • Dating Amber

    Dating Amber

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    The Letterboxd Era Project 5: The Last One

    I don't think enough time has elapsed between The Half of It and Dating Amber for the latter to be accused of being a copycat. Which is a relief, really.

    It would have been a shame to have seen Dating Amber fall into that particular shadow because it's a really good and lovely film in its own right. And much like Alice Wu's film, it's as much about friendship as it is…

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  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

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    Choose Letterboxd. Choose films. Choose downloading the app. Choose paying money for a membership just so you don’t have to see some fucker adding 500 films to their watchlist. Choose following a few thousand people and then never reading a fucking word they say. Choose writing β€œRead the full review on my website!” knowing full well no cunt is ever going to follow that link. Choose asking Sally Jane Black to watch Rogue Nation and then seeing her do a…

  • Life

    Life

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    It's fine.

    The plot is fine.

    The special effects are fine.

    The music is fine.

    The direction is fine.

    The cinematography is fine.

    The pacing is fine.

    The acting is fine.

    The alien is fine.

    The deaths are fine.

    The beginning is fine.

    The middle is fine.

    The ending is fine.

    It's just, very, fine.

    Fine?

    Fine.