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  • Tampopo
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
  • Day for Night
  • 3 Women

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  • Ferrari

    ★★★½

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★★

  • How to Have Sex

    ★★★½

  • X

    ★★★★

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  • John Wick: Chapter 4

    John Wick: Chapter 4

    ★★★★½

    As expected, JW4 rips hard! Keanu & Co. deliver again, now with a hell of a lot of runtime. This canine-loving series has never been better! Clocking in at almost 3 hours, it sustains such an impeccable balance between action and progression that it gives room for the story to advance. The action here doesn't feel tiresome like it did in Part 3. Every fight scene is well choreographed and is just as thrilling as the franchise has ever been.  The…

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    ★★★★★

    I just spent the last few days binge-watching the latter half of Twin Peaks season two. It was an exhausting task, but one that's immensely rewarding. So I was surprised to learn that FWWM had a different feel from the series; darker and straight-up uncompromising. The near lack of comedic relief really adds to the nightmarish tone that stands out in this one. Might as well be the darkest thing Lynch has ever delved into. There's no surprise here; everything…

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  • The Iron Claw

    The Iron Claw

    ★★★★½

    Holy shit. That was a tough one, and I already expected a lot of emotional damage on my end. I could only take so much. I have very little knowledge about the wrestling world, so everything depicted here is brand-new information for me. A devastating, tragic, and really, really sad film. A tearjerker, almost. Sean Durkin has created such a riveting yet incredibly sorrowful family drama that's somehow missed a shot at the 2024 Oscars despite every department coming together…

  • Night Swim

    Night Swim

    Really, really, really not good. I have no slightest clue why the people at Blumhouse thought a story about a possessed pool was a million-dollar idea. Straight-up bad. A mainstream horror with little to no thrills. A could-have-been-lean-and-mean 98 minutes of terror that has a big chunk of it spent on something that never pays off or even has a meaning. Only splashes of actual substance exist; the rest is just pool water. The whole thing makes as much sense…

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  • Blue Beetle

    Blue Beetle

    ★★★½

    I had no expectations or whatever for this. It was something I was never interested in seeing. With the superhero fatigue that's been plaguing my perception, I was sure this was going to stink. Welp, as it turns out, I had a good time with this.

    Blue Beetle sticks with a tried-and-true formula. There's absolutely nothing new here. It's the same superhero flick after another. What it delivers well is that the very repetitive recipe is perfectly utilized. The movie…