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  • My First Film

    My First Film

    It's been a long time since I've tried to write about a film coherently, but I have been watching a lot of Twitch lately. This is the pinnacle of both forms, and something completely new at the same time. Astounding.

  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    thought I'd see my past, not my future...

    def gonna be That Dad

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  • Magic Mike XXL

    Magic Mike XXL

    If you want to see a movie where a bunch of bros go to a bunch of parties and drink a bunch of booze and flirt with a bunch of ladies, see Magic Mike XXL or Entourage. If you want those ladies to be empowered, respected, and admired rather than functional scenery, skip Entourage.

    If you want to see a movie where a supremely talented group comes together in one last push towards a grand finale hosted by Elizabeth Banks,…

  • Mistress America

    Mistress America

    Of any Baumbach project I can recall, this is probably the most guilty of coming across as Aphorism: The Film. Get this, though: it *really* works. It's like a Sorkin script where the characters say what they think is wittiest instead of what Sorkin thinks is wittiest (it helps that most of the characters are women, so we aren't just getting 4 intellectually different versions of the same troubled man). The camera snaps around as quickly as the dialogue, like…