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  • Eraserhead

    Eraserhead

    ★★★★½

    "It's OK."

    Kafka would've cried tears of joy.

    No wonder Lynch got his 'Elephant Man' gig.

    A sound design treasure.

  • Mac and Me

    Mac and Me

    ★★½

    "Don't shoot him!"

    Abound with the lost affrontive product placement perhaps of all time with Mars, McDonald's, and Coca-Cola, 'Mac & Me' can't help but be somewhat bearable with the classy musical score by Silvestri, insane moments like the break dancing or chases, and the creepy if sympathetical creatures.

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  • The Revenant

    The Revenant

    ★★★★½

    "God is a squirrel."

    BEST film of 2015.

    With Cheevo's artful cinematography and Leo's most extreme performance yet, Inarritu is able to craft his best film from one of the most monstrous productions in recent years. A modern epic, it can only be compared to the sheer awe-shock I had when seeing Mad Max: Fury Road earlier this year. I watched some similar films in preparation like 'Man in the Wilderness' (same story) and 'Jeremiah Johnson', a longtime favorite of…

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★½

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

    "They found you."

    A future case-study on style vs substance and proof that Roger Deakins can't save EVERY movie, 'Blade Runner 2049' has none of what I admired about the first one: immersion in creepy future LA with rainy ramen noodles + droves of cultural crowds, some atypical acting (Harrison Ford strip club scene), heartwrenching action (retiring Zora), humanistic characters to latch on to (toymaker), and a grizzled protagonist (Gosling could take a hit while Ford would become battered). Instead,…