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  • A Corner in Wheat

    A Corner in Wheat

    ★★★★

    I find it hard to believe this was made in the US. It could easily pass as communist propaganda since it shows where capitalism could go wrong. Nonetheless, a charming dance between economic and early film theory.

  • Silent Nights

    Silent Nights

    It seems it's easy to get away with portraying refugees like this. Emotional manipulation is over the top. I believe they wanted you to stand in his shoes, but they made it feel like gazing into a cartoon character. Fortunately, we can dismiss it as Oscar bait.

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  • Sausage Party

    Sausage Party

    ★★★

    Odd. Just when you thought Annapurna Pictures had lost their mojo.

  • Seven Years in Tibet

    Seven Years in Tibet

    ★★★

    Conniving. Decent travel documentary loaded with Tibetan propaganda.