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  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • A Bullet for the General
  • Roger & Me
  • I Shot Andy Warhol

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  • Arracht

    ★★★★

  • Bad Trip

    ★★★★

  • The Suicide Squad

    ★★★★★

  • The Amusement Park

    ★★★

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  • Arracht

    Arracht

    ★★★★

    It's a lot more like Song of Granite than it is like Black '47, which is high praise from me and, statistically speaking, no one else. It is a western, but in a way where I'm surprised it's been marketed as one. It's slow and ponderous, with minimal dialogue or violence, and a gun is fired exactly twice. Feel like a lot of people will leave asking "how is that a western", but real heads know. Grim, beautiful, solemn.

  • Bad Trip

    Bad Trip

    ★★★★

    I respect how much they put the bit first.

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  • The Rental

    The Rental

    ★★★★★

    A first-class directorial debut from Dave Franco, with a knockout script by him and Joe Swanberg. It's beautifully simple but still stylish. The kind of film you point to when you want to explain how art doesn't have to be original, as long as it takes the familiar and does it in an original or particularly excellent way. The fingerprints of Franco's visual style are readily apparent and it's kind of thrilling to see a debut film directed by someone…

  • The Last Thing He Wanted

    The Last Thing He Wanted

    ★★★★★

    I can absolutely understand why a film this specific and weird would not be to someone's taste. I can get why people think it's bad, not least of which is that it's flawed. But I can't even begin to get the total critical teabagging of a film that has so many great performances, if nothing else. Yeah, it's elliptical to the point of opacity in places, yes, it has a bit of a difficult plot (though both these things go…