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  • Climax

    Climax

    ★★★★

    Baby's first Gaspar Noe, and I'm sorry to say that I dug it quite a bit. I wish Noe had the impulse control to go with one imperiled child subplot instead of two, but 90 minutes of people freaking out under increasingly baroque colored lighting is a pretty direct way into my heart (and that's not including the superb "Rollin' and Scratchin'" needledrop). I would probably give five stars to a version that's just 90 minutes of the overhead shots of people dancing.

  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    ★★★

    A half star added for Annette Bening having the time of her damn life, that half star promptly taken away for using "Crush With Eyeliner" but hiding it so thoroughly that not even I, the internet's predominant Monster superfan, could spot it.

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  • Mattress Man Commercial

    Mattress Man Commercial

    ★★★★½

    For me, all of PSH's skills are conveyed in this. It's 53 seconds long, an almost precise recreation of a local mattress store commercial, and it only appeared on the 2-disc special edition of Punch-Drunk Love. In it, PSH plays his character in PDL, Dean Trumbell, the owner of a mattress store who also doubles as the leader of a phone sex ring. In this clip, he's recording a commercial on the top of the store's roof, wearing a too-small…

  • The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

    The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

    ★★★★½

    Man, if this miniseries accomplished anything, it should be getting Ryan Gosling that Oscar. I didn't even know it was him the whole time!