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  • Stinsen Brinner
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • The Witch
  • The Blues Brothers

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  • JFK

    ★★★½

  • Da 5 Bloods

    ★★

  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

    ★★★★

  • L.A. Confidential

    ★★★★

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  • JFK

    JFK

    "You liberal, you don't know sh*t because you've never been f*cked in the ass"

    (watched the Directors Cut, for reference)

    3 hours and 21 minutes of classic conspiracy narratives, engaging up until the final moments, when the Garrissons final monologue drags on for quite a bit.

    I had a Oliver Stone "phase" when I was about 16-18, and I watched a lot of his best stuff, like Wall Street, Platoon and W (which I remember being great, but I'll have…

  • Da 5 Bloods

    Da 5 Bloods

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Man. I'm so, so disappointed. I love Spike Lee.

    This was disjointed, strange and lacked the punch it should have. There are many things that are great about it, and yet many things that *could* be great about it, but sadly, so little of it paid of.

    So, the good stuff. I love 16mm, and some of that film grain looks great. Not amazing, but great. Spike Lee manages to use many of the editing and framing tricks he's already…

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  • Caravaggio

    Caravaggio

    ★★★★

    Beautiful people, high emotions, great art.

  • L.A. Confidential

    L.A. Confidential

    ★★★★

    Extremely well told crooked cop tale. L.A Noire stole all this shit, obviously, so many beats are directly stolen from this movie.

    Every scene feels like it has a purpose and the mystery behind the movie is complimented by a rigorous aesthetic. There were several of those immensely satisfying "a-ha" moments, which I won't go over as they would spoil things.

    Russel Crowe and Keyzer Soze (we don't talk about *him*) both do an excellent job with portraying their characters,…