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  • The Dark Knight

    The Dark Knight

    ★★★★★

    100


    Sometimes the truth isn't good enough, sometimes people deserve more. Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded.”


    Just the fucking best. LOVE how this is still distinctly a comic book movie, even if it is a more realistic one. Even as it revels in classic dramatic irony and over the top eccentricities of its story and ideas’ comic originators, it’s really the acting and writing that bring this up so much. It’s taken seriously, yet doesn’t feel myopic.…

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    100


    If I had all this I would be kinder.


    One of the most insane cinematic experiences of the decade. Parasite starts as familial drama, turns into a heist thriller, then transitions into a farce, THEN becomes a claustrophobic thriller, finally arriving at subterranean horror. There is then a yearning, very cinematic epilogue to the story, almost hypothesizing a better life. Yet, in the end, it was always a farce. 

    There is a real sense of Shakespearean tragedy to the…

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    Apparently there are some "human beings" (I hesitate to call them that) who think Whiplash is overrated somehow. I understand the complaint that the film is obvious (even though the themes are actually not exactly what people are interpreting them as), but so much if this film is purposefully subjective. And applies to one person. The ENTIRETY of Whiplash is told from the perspective through Andrew Neiman, so it's interesting to think that maybe this doesn't apply to all of…

  • Vader- Episode I

    Vader- Episode I

    ½

    8/100


    The hardest I’ve laughed in a WHILE.