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  • The Room

    The Room

    i read nothing about this movie before watching it. i know next to nothing about tommy wiseau. i’m ready to be wrong here, but this felt like a man’s attempt to exact a naïve concept of “revenge” on a woman by play-acting out his fantasy of punishing her via self-annihilation. big YIKE

  • Beautiful Boy

    Beautiful Boy

    ★★

    I was very disappointed by this. In some ways, I would even call its treatment dangerously irresponsible. The subject matter is deeply important to me, and the last thing we need is a film which haphazardly promotes life-threatening ideas about what it takes for those struggling with addiction to recover.

    However, I was glad to catch the live-streamed Q&A with David and Nic Scheff after the screening I attended. They addressed all of my concerns; unfortunately, the wider audience will…

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  • An American Werewolf in London

    An American Werewolf in London

    ★★★★★

    I remember, in autumn of 2009, my best friend telling me that I MUST see this movie as soon as possible (because he knew that I would love it). Nine years later, here we are.

  • Tampopo

    Tampopo

    ★★★★½

    Very informative; now I know exactly how to eat ramen, and what to do with an egg yolk.