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  • Down with Love

    Down with Love

    ★★★

    Criminally underrated and loving tribute to screwball and all things fun and romantic. Can't believe this was a major Hollywood production from the early 2000s!
    I adore this.

  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    It’s not a bad movie, but it’s very unnecessary. However, I'll report that it sure is definitely a Breaking Bad movie as the subtitle suggests, but the real problem is that the film stunk of cliched fan service.

    First off, the visuals lack the grit of the series, especially for the series's most gritty and downbeat character. I mean, damn that 35mm photography in the original series was so god damn beautiful, why go digital and clean and lose the…

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  • Churchill

    Churchill

    ½

    2017's 'Churchill' joins the club of disastrous and bland Oscar-bait. Shot, written and directed like a BBC television special, full of the embarrassing over-acting, sombre-predictable music cues, and rudimentary direction. A truly torturous viewing experience.

  • West Side Avenue

    West Side Avenue

    ★★★★★

    What a fantastic and refreshing film! 'Batang West Side' is a sparse and complex epic that weaves through its narrative like a lucid dream. Lav Diaz's 2001 opus is a triumph in filmmaking and creative storytelling. 'Batang' is the 21st Century's answer to Jacques Rivette's masterpiece 'Out 1'. With 'Batang' Lav Diaz has created a truly outstanding and transcendant work of pure art.