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  • Amélie
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Thing

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  • The Beatles: Get Back

    ★★★★★

  • Pig

    ★★★★

  • The Manor

    ★★

  • The Purge: Anarchy

    ★★★½

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  • The Beatles: Get Back

    The Beatles: Get Back

    ★★★★★

    This was fully engrossing. No real narrative other than the chaos of their life at this point. See the creative process is both stunning (in how truly talented they were) but also how mundane and time consuming it is. Creation just takes time. Revising and editing has to happen, until it doesn’t and sometimes a brilliant idea/song/creation materializes in a moment and may be the best version that will ever exist. I will return to this whenever I get burnt…

  • Pig

    Pig

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I love how Cage was cast against type for this. His performance created an implication of violence that never came and was brilliantly utilized. I had seen a lot of John Wicke comparisons but I’m glad I assumed it was the revenge and not the absurd world building it was would be doing. And again, this performance falls under my fabricated conceptualization of “Nicholas’ Cage” a state where a performer’s performance is simultaneously the best and worst thing you’ve ever seen leaving in you in a constant state of “Is this good? I think this is good?”

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  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

    ★★★★★

    Once during a screening of this i participated in an eggnog milkshake chugging contest. My mother-in-law and I share very little in common but we are both very invested in this film as a cornerstone of the holiday season so without question I brought her to this screening (unknown to me the contest was a part of it). When they asked for volunteers I recognized it was my chance to establish my supremecy as the ultimate son-in-law. Two things were…

  • Be Somebody… or Be Somebody's Fool!

    Be Somebody… or Be Somebody's Fool!

    ★★★★★

    This still inspires me to greatness.