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  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    ★★★★½

    The John Waters quote about going over to someone's house, and if they don't have books, don't fuck them, except if you go over to someone's house and they don't think Sheryl Lee gives one of the greatest performances of all time in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, not only don't fuck them, delete their number from your phone and don't ever speak to them again.

  • Letter from an Unknown Woman

    Letter from an Unknown Woman

    ★★★★★

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

    The fact that this basically ends with a nun telling Louis Jourdan, deservedly, to go fuck himself with the full, weaponized force of pure Catholic guilt is exquisite.

    God Fontaine. God Ophuls. God Jourdan. This is a top 10 all-timer, easy.

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  • Gotti

    Gotti

    ★½

    Until I was ten, my dad's main source of income was from bartending, and for several years in that period he worked at a place in Downtown Brooklyn that was a brisk walk from the borough's various courthouses. This is relevant for two reasons: the main one is a prize anecdote starring my dad's friend and coworker Jimmy, wherein during a particularly busy day at the restaurant John Gotti and retinue came in seeking strong drink and a bite to…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★

    I'm actually okay with the fact that I need Wikipedia to keep track of who everyone is, I'm grudgingly okay with that not helping with the half dozen or so characters I flat out couldn't place even after looking them up, I'm even okay with the fucking thing being two and a half hours long despite the whole story being like "stop space Jay Leno from getting the glowy things otherwise the universe will go boom." I've loved less coherent…