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Toy Story 3 (2010)

“When the kids get old, new ones come in. When they get old, new ones replace them. You’ll never be outgrown, or neglected. Never abandoned or forgotten. No owners means no heartbreak!” I wonder how they’re going to pull off Toy … Continue reading

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Tangerine (2015)

“Merry Christmas Eve, bitch.” I’ve been swept in a whirlwind of Sean Baker this week, watching Tangerine a few days back and seeing The Florida Project yesterday. It’s always exciting to see the second film of an up-and-coming filmmaker who is likely here to … Continue reading

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Airplane! (1980)

“Can you fly this plane and land it? Surely you can’t be serious. I am serious, and don’t call me Shirley.” Every comedy fits somewhere on the spectrum from dry and detached to Airplane! This movie is the biggest, most successful spoof … Continue reading

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MASH (1970)

“I wonder how a degenerated person like that could have reached a position of responsibility in the Army Medical Corps! He was drafted.” Wanda was a slow, feminist triumph from the year 1970. Robert Altman’s MASH is an unfunny, sexist triumph from the … Continue reading

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Being There (1979)

“Life is a state of mind.” In today’s political climate, begins so many articles these days. I asked myself while watching Being There, a slow 1979 film with poignant political commentary, is this a movie for today’s political climate? Will I … Continue reading

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An American Werewolf in London (1981)

“Beware the moon, lads.” The werewolf movie dates back to 1935, surprisingly enough with a film called Werewolf of London. This movie would go on to be overshadowed by the 1941 classic The Wolf Man, a film that is not only referenced but … Continue reading

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Pink Flamingos (1972)

“Filth is my politics! Filth is my life!” There are a handful of movies on my list that I really don’t want to see. Had I known what Pink Flamingos would be like before I watched it, then it would have been … Continue reading

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