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  • Donnie Darko
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  • Swiss Army Man
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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    ★★★★½

  • Dual

    ★★★

  • The Man From Toronto

    ★★

  • The Black Phone

    ★★★★

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    ★★★★½

    (Extended Edition)


    By far this trilogy’s biggest strength is it’s departure from traditional film structure. The Lord of the Rings barely feels like a film. It is structured and paced in a way that is truly unlike anything else on the silver screen. It lets you care for the characters and live in their world. The plot is really secondary to the characters and world building. Peter Jackson built such a beautiful version of Tolkien’s world that carries the pace…

  • Dual

    Dual

    ★★★

    Dual has a ton of really interesting concepts, ideas, and themes but ultimately I found them to be held back by the films style. Stearns uses intentionally emotionless and stilted performances and line delivery. This might work pretty well for an oddball comedy like The Art of Self Defense I don’t think it added anything to this film in particular. For the most part I think it just muddied the performances and distracted from the fascinating sci-fi story. I would…

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