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  • Beatriz at Dinner

    Beatriz at Dinner


    I'm sick of the phrase "social thriller" but this has an unexpected knife edge that pushes it into that territory. Not sure if I like the ending, but also not sure if it would serve a movie like this to have an ending I like. Catharsis should come at a more significant price than the cost of a movie ticket, or an African big game safari.

  • Uncle Yanco

    Uncle Yanco


    Would never accuse the Goddess Varda of deception, but it's almost, almost hard to believe that this Yanco character is truly a lost relative of hers that she'd lost track of and caught wind of accidentally, since his life and surroundings are exactly what she'd likely choose to make a documentary about anyway. The colors, the lifestyle, the pithy observations, it would all seem like a Varda film even if it weren't one. I'd eagerly watch a feature-length expansion of this.

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  • Creed



    The truest scene in this movie is when Adonis is sitting on the stoop outside the gym and a kid on a motorbike comes up to him and goes "I heard you were Apollo Creed's son" and Adonis is like "yeah," and the kid goes "that's what's up" and does a wheelie.

  • Stoker



    Does for belts, sand castles, staircases, pianos, pencils, pencil sharpeners, ice cream, freezers, phone booths, shoes, duck hunts, dinner, garden shears, shovels, metronomes, and showers what Psycho did for showers.