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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★½

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

    POSITIVE
      - The first MCU film since Ragnarok that I’d actually consider rewatching (even though I rewatched Infinity War, mostly to remind myself wtf happened)
     - Tony and Cap stuff overall, real good
     - The fight with Thor, Cap, and Tony versus Thanos is the best setpiece between these last two films, and maybe the strongest action beat the Russo’s have accomplished since Winter Soldier. Cap wielding Thor’s hammer is the kind of gratifying, spectacular moment that’s worth waiting for.…

  • The Beach Bum

    The Beach Bum

    ★★★★½

    Loved every minute, and yet forgot to log it.

    The Dome - ArcLight Hollywood
    Q&A with Matthew McConaughey & Harmony Korine

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  • Fifty Shades Darker

    Fifty Shades Darker

    I've watched pornography with more drama.

  • Peeping Tom

    Peeping Tom

    ★★★★★

    While it's reputation now proceeds it, this lurid and voyeuristic dirty estranged cousin to "Psycho" would probably still annihilate any director's career if it were to be released today. The power of Powell's sinister final feature is intensely sadistic, maintained by his outstanding compositions and awesome handling of tone, and hoisted up by an unclassifiable lead performance from Karlheinz Bohm.

    In striking contrast to Psycho, "Peeping Tom" has to be the most beautiful film to deal with such wincing subject…