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  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller

    McCabe & Mrs. Miller


    In the upper echelon of cinema anecdotes are reports of Altman intentionally damaging film reels and audio tapes at the end of each shooting day, hoping to circumvent the studio inevitably withholding permission for similar effects work in post. It’s just as well that he did; the only thing harder to imagine than executive approval for such a technique is McCabe & Mrs. Miller existing in any other form. Altman dramatizes the idea of the American dream here via the fog…

  • The Master

    The Master


    “Where am I?”
    “You’re safe. You’re at sea.”

    Those who admire the films of Paul Thomas Anderson are no strangers to the labyrinths his thematic puzzle boxes construct — one could probably watch Magnolia half a dozen times in the span it would take to unravel all of its mysteries — and yet, The Master lingers tantalizingly even above this, the most oblique and elusive of all his work. For a film that feels so assured of itself, one so…

Recent reviews

  • Airplane!



    “I just want to wish you both good luck, we’re all counting on you.“

  • The Fabelmans

    The Fabelmans


    Last shot is pure transcendence… the rest is the king, the GOAT, the maestro of sincerity himself indulging in cloying faux-sentiment to a degree that makes this borderline unwatchable. Would give anything for the goofier, more emotionally tactful version of this that David Lynch thinks he’s in, but for disturbingly large swaths it’s hard to engage it as anything besides Michelle Williams’ roadtrip doc to Oscarville. Personal disappointment aside, though, it feels obscene to rate this so low, like I…

Popular reviews

  • Spider-Man 2

    Spider-Man 2


    the virgin amazing spider-man:
    - responsibility, no power
    - listens to phillip phillips unironically
    - shares diluted to 0.03%
    - skater
    - has never seen a girl

    the chad mcu spider-man:
    - power, no responsibility 
    - girls are fine but legos are better
    - can’t do anything w/o sugar daddy iron man
    - snap score hit 1m last week 
    - favorite movie is the lion king (2019), doesn’t know it’s a remake

    the thad raimi/maguire spider-man:
    - power & responsibility 
    - ironic dancing 
    - respectful to women but not a simp
    - relatable (can’t pay rent, occasionally emo)
    - reads poetry, Augustine, probably

  • Napoleon Dynamite

    Napoleon Dynamite


    This movie feels like being in Goodwill