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  • Blindspotting

    Blindspotting

    ★★★

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

    Over the last couple of years, a new unofficial artsy subgenre has been emerging in cinema that's pretty niche and descriptive: the raw, abrasive, socially conscious drama that tackles racism, social inequality, wealth and class disparities, police brutality, discrimination, and ofcourse gentrification, particularly on the West Coast, and in the mighty city of Oakland, that's not much different from its Golden State counterpart, San Fran.
    Dope, The Last Black Man in San Francisco and Sorry to Bother You are all…

  • Heaven Knows What

    Heaven Knows What

    ★★★

    Grainy, low-budget filmmaking is the niche the Safdie Brothers have perfected. They capture the depravity and grimness, essential to the character and modern identity of NYC like no drama in the 70s or 80s could.
    If only the plot in this film wasnt kind of aimless, the film maintain the allure that the opening sequence had, the characters weren't so nihilistic and deplorable, and the main female character didnt bounce between her two main Male love interests, one of them…

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  • The Mule

    The Mule

    ★★

    SOOOOOO underwhelming and middle of the road.

    Redemption of the White Male Boomer you could say, and Eastwood to a tee plays the most clueless one out of all (not just bc of the scenes that contain casual racism, or the constant complaining abt cellphone usage in today's generation), he should win an award just for that.

    Just another cheap and hollow drama about an negligent father "trying" (hardly in an authentic way here) to make up for being so shitty and absent in the lives of his children and loved ones for so long.

  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad

    ★★½

    Just a colossal mess. No one seemed to know what they're doing. Its dingy, crusty and bland visually, and the conflict is inherently stupid and so preventable. Margot Robbie is the runaway highlight, and Will Smith has his moments.

    DC now seems to be on a better track. And thank God they're giving Harley Quinn more movies to be the star in.