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  • Blind Date

    Blind Date

    ★★½

    Very stupid, strangely plodding story of a man suffering from possibly psychosomatic blindness who gets equipped with artificial sonar-based sight, which he then uses to catch a serial killer of sexy models. I mean I've seen worse "Black Mirror" episodes, and this also has a lot of leering, vaguely pervy shots of girls in slinky 80's fashion.

  • Robin and Marian

    Robin and Marian

    ★★★½

    Seriously undervalued. Only Lester could have made this a story about the stupid, futile ends of men and still found a place for his patented dirty, exhausting fight scenes. And that ending!

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★

    Reminds you of what this sort of thing can be with an actual director behind it instead of merely a gang of well-meaning producers. Johnson deploys a few basic narrative and visual tricks that haven't really popped up in a STAR WARS film before, along with his usual precise frames and tight technical craft, and a particular attention to emotional continuity. There's also a welcome preoccupation with collateral damage, both physical and psychic. One thing Johnson's films have never really…

  • Fyre

    Fyre

    ★★★

    I don't feel bad for anyone here except the locals, workers, and vendors who never got paid. The rest are social media dupes and con artists. Fuck 'em.