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  • The Early Bird and the Worm

    The Early Bird and the Worm

    Fascinated by how animation, still in the 30s, all essentially happens in slow motion, even when movements are supposed to be very fast. Too many in-betweeners at work?

  • The Pinch Singer

    The Pinch Singer

    Supposedly they removed the blackface scenes back in the 70s, but they're still included in the versions of this on YouTube. :(

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  • It Comes at Night

    It Comes at Night

    ★★½

    I came out of it thinking it was like watching part of a movie, lacking a beginning and an end. (Sheesh, even Godard might bristle at the prospect.) Now I think that's not quite right, like, it has a beginning and an end but they're underdeveloped...and so is the middle. Haven't been much of a horror guy, but lately am more interested in how tools like sound are used sooooo manipulatively (not saying this is a bad thing) to elicit…

  • Green Room

    Green Room

    ★★★

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

    Okay, I just realized why this movie bummed me out so hard: it ends with Anton Yelchin alive and the neo-Nazis defeated, exactly how 2016 does not end.