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  • Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You


    How the hell does this get 93% on Rotten Tomatoes? A satire that force feeds you the message is not a satire. It is propaganda or worse an wholesome Sunday morning children program.

    The little faith the filmmakers had in their viewers had me gagging through out the film, like my soul was being face raped, and even though I agree with most of what this film preaches it almost turned me into a radical right winger nutter.


  • The Red Pill

    The Red Pill


    A must see documentary for anyone who wants to know why radical feminists are not fighting for equality. The director was a feminist when she made the film but her investigation into men movements opens her eyes to different interpretations which start to shake her faith in the radical side of feminism.

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  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover


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

    I just saw The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover again or as I would call it, The Church, The Devil, Mankind and Jesus Christ.

    There are probably many ways to look at and read The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover but one of the most obvious one has to be a religious interpretation.

    Through out the film a young boy with blond hair, who looks like a Cherub, sings verses from Psalm 51, where sins are…

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    A Streetcar Named Desire


    I had forgotten how complex this film was. I saw it some 30 years ago and did not remember much from it. When watching it now I felt like I was left with more questions than answers.

    What I did get from the film is that it is about (among many things) the crashes of desires. Stella wants to please her husband and sister. Stanley wants to have respect and enjoy his life with his wife. Blanche wants to live…