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  • The Lost City of Z

    The Lost City of Z

    Was mostly bored by the biopic cliches found in the first two-thirds of this. It is too congratulatory towards the viewing audience for living in an more enlightened age for viewpoints re: racism, feminism, imperialism, etc. This becomes a thorn in the film's side for the longest time, most notably in the excruciating scene where the lead presents his findings to the Geographical Society. Any film that clap's you on the back and says "oh, look what good person you…

  • mother!

    mother!

    Infectious in its audacity; numbing in its dumbness. That's right, it's Darren Aronofsky time.

    Either as a two hour history of religion disguised as a wackadoo thriller or the strangest artist/muse tale told in recent memory Mother! is told with such over-the-top abandon it practically begs the viewer to either reject it outright or embrace its almost gleeful strangeness fully. As it always seems to be the case with these type of films I find myself in the middle of…

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