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  • Free Solo

    Free Solo

    ★★★★

    Watch this one instead of the inevitable upcoming Joseph Gordon-Levitt adaptation.

  • 24 Exposures

    24 Exposures

    ★½

    You really only arrive here after seeing all of Swanberg / Wingard / Barrett's better films and finding yourself still wanting more from them. This was a greedy move on your part, and you should have left well enough alone.

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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★½

    A mostly satisfying sequel to one of the great horror movies of all time. It's very much a nostalgia trip, and there aren't any substantially new ideas, but this film is very well done, and there's a lot of great, laugh out loud humor throughout. Whether the jokes detract from the horror or pair well with it depends on what you want from a Halloween movie. After the world premiere Danny McBride said to the crowd that our reaction made…

  • Blockers

    Blockers

    An above average comedy which splits its time between the archetypal teenagers planning to lose their virginity at prom and the archetypal concerned parents trying to control their teenager’s activities. What breathes new life into these tropes is that the views on sex here are much more progressive than usual for films of this nature, and the comedic performances are great (particularly from Geraldine Viswanathan, but the entire main cast is solid). Some of the gags are quite hokey, reminding you that this is indeed a Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg produced film, but the moments where the film succeeds overshadow the times where it doesn’t.