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  • The King of Comedy
  • Duck Soup
  • Monsieur Verdoux
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  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

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  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    Ever since the "couch jump" incident of 2005 punctured his too-good-to-be-true star persona, and especially since around the time his last wife fled with their child under cover of night to escape the cult in which he is a high-ranking member, Tom Cruise has pursued a number of strategies to defend his status as the Greatest Living Movie Star. First: he has kept his nose to the grindstone and carried on as if it is still 1996 and he is…

  • The Card Counter

    The Card Counter

    ★★★★½

    Weird that they left all the Abu Ghraib stuff out of the trailer. I assume this was accidental?

    Another Paul Schrader movie from Paul Schrader. You've got a man living an ascetic lifestyle writing a diary in a room, you've got the Pickpocket ending - all that good stuff you like and look forward to from our Uncle Paul. Almost every scene is set in a depressing hotel room, prison, or casino. I like that what draws Schrader to gambling…