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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★

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

    Blade Runner 2049 is a tough movie to digest on many levels. For one, like the original it's dense, and just like its predecessor it's up to you on how to perceive it.

    But ultimately the movie comes down to one key scene to tell you what it's about. Dekker has been kidnaped future douche Jared Leto as he is the key (they think) to replicant self reproduction. To get his cooperation the recreate the now dead Sean Young and…

  • The Final Girls

    The Final Girls

    ★★★½

    The concept of a fictional character having an existential crisis when they realize they aren't real is a concept I've always loved. The final girls flirts with the idea but ultimately pulls away for laughs and that's one of a few major faults that keeps this from becoming a classic.

    Beyond what I just mentioned there is the very clear issue of the movie being pg-13. making fun of slasher movie tropes but completely avoiding nudity and any gore, especially…

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  • The Last Circus

    The Last Circus

    ★★★★★

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

    Such a great metaphor for the hilarity and stupidity of war. In particular the Spanish civil war.

    2 clowns fight for the affection of a curvy trapeze artist (Spain), one is heavy handed and drunk (the Nationalist) while the other is sweet timid (the republic). It takes almost a full movie of abuse for the timid clown to finally snap and go on a rampage but when he does it's a thing of beauty.

    I really also commend the ending for telling it like it is, nobody gets the girl(Spain) but the church.

  • At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul

    At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul

    ★★★★★

    If there is ever a movie that encapsulates my religion or lack there of, it is this film. Scary as hell for anyone catholic, fun for us godless athiests.