Aidan Fealy

Aidan Fealy

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I may not be all that bright, but I can 
watch the shit out of a movie, so?...

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  • Hot Fuzz

    Hot Fuzz

    ★★★★

    I don’t know why but for some reason an Edgar Wright adaptation of Scooby-Doo sounds like it would be an instant classic?

  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★½

    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.

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  • Nomadland

    Nomadland

    ★★★★★

    There isn’t a review I could write that would illustrate the relatability I feel to the arc of ‘Nomadland’. I’ve been living in my van for nearly 4 years (collectively), so I’ve witnessed firsthand many of the exchanges that Frances McDormand so wonderfully and stoically navigates.

    There’s a sometimes irreconcilable gap between van-dwelling folks and the rest of you domestically typical peeps, and it’s born out of some bizarre social contracts. I don’t claim to understand them, but I know…

  • Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket

    ★★★★½

    I have a weird soft spot for Vietnam-era pictures. It's one of those gentle reminders that even when things in this country suck big time, it could still be worse.

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  • Maniac

    Maniac

    ★★★★½

    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…