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  • Matinée



    Two mischievous small town kids accidentally fall in with a gang of adult stick-up men in Mexico City and quickly get caught up in petty thug life.

    This is a mighty strange movie that tackles some fairly grim subject matter with a light, languid tone that never quite lets you get your balance. It plays a little like a coming-of-age comedy, a little like a '70s character study, and a lot like a Euro crime flick, but never leans in…

  • Hard Ticket to Hawaii

    Hard Ticket to Hawaii


    So you take a dozen or so topless models, indiscriminate bazooka-handling, razor frisbees, inscrutable cunnilingus jokes, Chekhov's rat-cancer-contaminated snake, and... ah, fuck it, I hate the '80s.

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    Street Trash


    "Has anyone mashed up clips from this classic of the 'melting vagrant' genre with Modern English's 'Melt With You'?" I wondered. Ten seconds later, I was watching exactly that. Internet, you seldom disappoint.