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  • Shane

    Shane

    ★★★★

    A gun is a tool, Marian; no better or no worse than any other tool: an axe, a shovel or anything. A gun is as good or as bad as the man using it. 

    Westerns have never been my favorite genre, but damned if I don’t just turn into a sentimental fool when they feature a strong silent type sacrificing his own safety for some innocent homesteaders, a kid, and a dog. See also: Pale Rider, Logan

    It takes awhile to get really rolling, but Shane really makes up for it with an incredible finish. Recommended.

  • Rosemary's Baby

    Rosemary's Baby

    ★★★★

    Besides, it was kinda fun in a necrophile sorta way. - Man’s response to a woman who just found out he had sex with her while she was passed out, screenplay by Roman Polanski

    Happy to finally knock this one off my watch list. Did Roman Polanski invent the “naked old people gathered around” shorthand for occultism that Ari Aster has grown so fond of? More importantly, how difficult is it to separate the art from the artist when the…

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  • Do the Right Thing

    Do the Right Thing

    ★★★★½

    Radio Raheem: Let me tell you the story of Right Hand, Left Hand. It's a tale of good and evil. Hate: it was with this hand that Cain iced his brother. Love: these five fingers, they go straight to the soul of man... Left-Hand Hate KOed by Love.

    Provocative, powerful, raw, and resonant: Do the Right Thing is Spike Lee's master class in race relations, still as visceral and of the moment as it was 30 years ago. This film…

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★★

    I love this movie Three Thousand.