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  • The Beguiled

    The Beguiled

    ★★★★

    Let me tell you why removing Hallie from the Coppola version was terrible idea:

    She makes the movie a lot more intense of a thriller just from her own arc of suspicion towards Clint Eastwood's Tenchi Muyo.

    I don't know which version I prefer tbh, but I know they're both very different movies attempting different things but the knowledge of what they don't attempt to talk about is fatal af.

  • Loving Vincent

    Loving Vincent

    ★★★★½

    It has an early bumpiness in its attempt to structure itself as a Rashomon of Vincent's final days by turning to a bunch of talking heads (but in a manner that accommodates Van Gogh's famous portraits - many of the subjects themselves characters), but it turns into an intense study of the sort of guilt and confusion in people trying to rationalize a suicide.

    And that's ignoring the unimpeachable aesthetic of the whole thing, recognizing the difference in portraits and…

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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★

    Aronofsky thinks he's hot shit, I can literally make the same movie, themes and all.

    Just give me 10 minutes on Roller Coaster Tycoon.

  • Shark Tale

    Shark Tale

    ½

    "And may that first child, be a masculine child." -Luca Brasi to Don Lino on the day of Lenny's birth.

    What the fuck did you think The Godfather meant by "swimming with the fishes"?