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  • Moulin Rouge!
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • Perfect Blue

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  • Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    ½

  • Squid Game

    ★★★½

  • No Time to Die

    ★★★★

  • Tenet

    ★★★★

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  • Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    Dave Chappelle: Can the LGBT community please stop attacking me?

    Also Dave Chappelle: Spends an entire 70 minute show repeating tired old jokes about the LGBT community, including an entire bit about beating up a lesbian because he thought she was a man, ranting about the mean things they say about him online while playing the I-don't-care-about-what-they-say card and mincing facts about the suicide of a trans woman to make it all about him.



    *sighhhh*

    I mean... Dude... Stop hitting yourself?

  • Squid Game

    Squid Game

    ★★★½

    It gets better as it reaches the end. And while the whole Battle Royale shenanigans are pretty much standard procedure for this kind of thriller, the setpieces (particularly the tug of war setpiece) are better than what's expected for this particular kind of genre nonsense.

    The Cheap Thrills setup and the flamboyant depraved billionaires in sex masks have also become standard procedure for the genre (the uber-rich are the horror villains du jour, since vampires have become unscary). The fact…

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  • Black Mirror: Crocodile

    Black Mirror: Crocodile

    ★★★★

    I can't believe how dark this got.

  • The Lamb of God

    The Lamb of God

    Now... the twist is that the last minute is waaaaay, WAAAAAY more interesting than whatever came before it and just about nudges it beyond the 2-star rating I would have given it before. The sun rising over the village, the lovers kissing over the barbed wire, the little brother wounded like the lamb he loved. It's beautiful bleeding-heart poetry and I hope David Pinheiro Vicente goes more on that direction for his next project.

    The thing is, I just don't…