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  • Cover Girl

    Cover Girl

    Why can’t we imagine a hot gray?

  • Les Vampires: Episode Nine - The Poisoner

    Les Vampires: Episode Nine - The Poisoner

    All's well that ends well, but we still haven't seen the last of the Vampires!

  • Les Vampires: Episode Two - The Ring That Kills

    Les Vampires: Episode Two - The Ring That Kills

    hate it when the people who control regular society and the people who control secret criminal organizations are one and the same

  • The Iron Lady

    The Iron Lady

    ★½

    SOME people want to make conCESSIONS

  • The Bellboy

    The Bellboy

    ★★★★

    "What you do during working hours is OUR business! And what you do after working hours is our business!"

  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    ★★

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

    Pikachu is daddy

  • Sentimental Romance

    Sentimental Romance

    ★★★★½

    Just an old Russian romance with nice themes

  • Long Day's Journey Into Night

    Long Day's Journey Into Night

    ★★★½

    What can I say, I can appreciate a flex like this. The consistently dazzling images do a lot to elevate the cleverly-arranged but nonetheless cliché collection of symbols. I’m tempted to compare it to Mulholland Drive for the way the scattered characters, objects, and plot lines of the first part are recontextualized, inverted, and reflected in the second, with the transition between the two realities being cued by a pivotal theater scene no less. Long Day’s Journey Into Night never…

  • Tin Toy

    Tin Toy

    ★★★

    Terrifying

  • On the Beach at Night Alone

    On the Beach at Night Alone

    ★★★★

    (Late) HBD KMH

  • Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics

    Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics

    ★★★★½

    Ugh, his/our/your mind(s)

  • The General Line

    The General Line

    ★★★★½

    Eisenstein at his most bold, passionate, and utopian. Though lacking the traditionally epic scenarios of Potemkin and October, the agrarian politics here are made mythic and ecstatic with brazen metaphors like the notorious scene of a giant bull over the cow herd fertilizing/inseminating/economically developing the land, as well as less conceptual sequences relying on more tonal/rhythmic montage like the suspenseful and, yes, pretty suggestive cream separator sequence. In the scythe sequence, the progression from the young and old man's contest…