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  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems


    Unlucky on all levels cosmic. Uncut Gems operates on a similar level as Good Time, where it feels structureless, but not to a point of abstraction. You don’t quite notice it because you’re being pounded with sensory overload, which thankfully, The Safide Brothers are phenomenal at constructing. Now it may be too early to lay down whether Uncut Gems did this better than Good Time because I have a feeling, just like Good Time, that it’ll grow on me with…

  • U.S. Go Home

    U.S. Go Home


    My quintessential coming of age film, there’s no other in the genre that I’ve seen that remotely holds a candle to it. I don’t think I’ve ever connected to the display of a teenager’s emotional desire, frustration, confusion, disappointment, and anguish as strong as this. Denis perfectly captures a period of life that I have no desire going back to, as I know I wouldn’t be able to withstand it for a second time. Pure brilliance and easily a new…

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  • The Golden Glove

    The Golden Glove


    Lol. You guys can’t not be championing this unbelievably dull film over The House That Jack Built. I can't believe it.

  • Doom


    I will make sure that this will not be my last film of the decade. No way. Though, even if I think this is awful, there’s no doubt that I miss seeing these early 2000s high-quality trash movies.

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  • Velvet Buzzsaw

    Velvet Buzzsaw


    Velvet Buzzsaw is like a Black Mirror episode that looks like a CW film that premieres on the SYFY channel.. it’s simply not good. A heavy handed message, terrible dialogue, and just intentionally funny-bad scenes. I’m not exactly disappointed, because I expected as much.

  • High Life

    High Life


    Well, I think I found the best film of 2019. It’s hard to write down my thoughts about this and it all make sense, but forgive me. 

     Fear & anxiety of the unknown and of ourselves. A lost in translation of lust and love. The crippling of an enslaved system followed by a riposte of anger, confusion, and brutality. Breaking the loophole into new discovery all in while of setting yourself free. A dreamscape with nightmares acting as its fuel. High Life