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  • Her



    Maybe the most dismally enticing part about the world-building throughout ‘Her’, is the way this society is nearly unrecognizable, but mankind at an emotional level has hardly moved an inch. Somehow this culture is capable of building AI that’s (in every practical sense) indistinguishable from humankind, yet still find itself stuck in the same toxic relationship cycles.

  • BlacKkKlansman



    Umm. Er.. y’all ever heard the word poignant, because uhh. I don’t know exactly but I’d use it here.

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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire


    Eyes. That’s all the commentary I’ve got.
    The EYES in this film, for goodness’ sake.

  • The Hustler

    The Hustler


    Paul Newman, George C. Scott, Piper Laurie, Jackie Gleason are a sensible ensemble in this rough’n’tumble, quasi-noir narrative, that lives and dies in pool halls and petulance.

    The twinkle in Newman’s eye will never be out-twinkled.

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  • Maniac



    Donnie Darko called, he said you can have the award for “Most Unexpectedly Charming On-Screen Depiction of Schizophrenia and Other Mental Health Disorders’. Said he had his time but it’s your shtick now...

  • Her Smell

    Her Smell


    Elizabeth Moss in 'Her Smell' is what happens when you go to your friend's house for dinner and it all starts out hunky-dory until their dad comes home with lipstick on his collar and their mom goes ballistic because it's obviously not the first time, but you're already locked-in for the spectacle and when you stand up to leave the mom says "NO, Kyle, you stay right there, I want you both to see how much of a spineless tramp…