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  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • The Thing
  • The Matrix
  • Aliens

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  • Men

  • On the Count of Three

    ★★★½

  • Persepolis

    ★★★★

  • Hugo

    ★★★½

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  • Men

    Men

    A movie built around a Central Metaphor and while it doesn't get as algebraic about it as mother! did it also doesn't go off the deep end into the heightened imagery/wildness either. There's some interesting ideas at play here, all men are the same so they look out for each other... kinda like how a man will pester a woman until its revealed she already has a boyfriend (more respect for this anonymous man than the woman they're bothering) but…

  • On the Count of Three

    On the Count of Three

    ★★★½

    For as long as I can recall, I've always been fascinated by suicide & the stigma attached to it (maybe this is side effect of a prominent figure--kurt cobain--killing himself when I was nine years old, an age where everything was influential) so the premise & tone here fit snug into my wheelhouse. The friendship/chemistry between Jerrod Carmichael & Christopher Abbott is on point. On the Count of Three has a sturdy base! Where it loses me is in the story... by that,…

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  • Eternals

    Eternals

    Marvel’s first DCEU movie.

  • Loqueesha

    Loqueesha

    I watched Loqueesha (it’s on Amazon Prime) and it’s just as terrible as you imagined it would be. A few surprises/thoughts:

    1. They acknowledge the problematic nature of the premise of the film but don’t really address it. It’s a bizarre confrontation that ends in the two people (the white guy and black woman) kissing.
    2. There are a large number of non-white speaking roles in the film, more so than all of the Coen Brothers movies combined.
    3. It takes…