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  • Dark Victory

    Dark Victory

    ★★★

    So here's a TL;DR story as to why I haven't been very present on here that's only tangentially related to the movie I saw, told for the benefit of those I occasionally talk to here or those I wished I talked to more in real life:

    Sometime last fall, I was watching TV. Some joke was made. It was a dirty joke and it hit me in exactly the right way. I laughed really hard. And then I blacked out.…

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  • Boys Klub

    Boys Klub

    Watched for Letterboxd Movie Night

    "Alright boys, I know we are down, but there's still half a game to go. So I want you to go out there and play hard and win this one for me. No, wait, why don't you win this one for you. No, wait, why don't you go out there and win this one for anyone who has to watch this film. Win this one for the child actors who had starred in better movies…

  • 'LSD': Trip or Trap!

    'LSD': Trip or Trap!

    Watched for Letterboxd Movie Night

    I hope this PSA wasn't a flashback from that one time I did acid.

    Though if it was that's the the most convincing argument for avoiding drugs I can think of.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Breathe.

    You sit down in the theater and wait and get fat off of the popcorn and watch the pre-show you've already seen twice this month thanks to The Avengers opening and you listen to the preteens behind you talking and you worry that they are going to be speaking throughout the entire fucking movie and you kind of wish you were seeing this in the States where it is restricted and at least there they might be accompanied by…

  • The Descendants

    The Descendants

    ★★★★½

    I watched this again as I prepare to go to Hawaii. I have never been there before and I think this movie makes it feel like a real place and not just some kind of paradise advertised in a travel agent shop.

    This is the second time I've seen it and I had forgotten completely about the voice over. I usually am not a fan of it, but here it works. Matt King (George Clooney) is a character that for…