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  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix
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  • Wings of Desire

  • Belle

  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    ★★★★½

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  • Belle

    Belle

    i think more than it being bad or good, belle makes me miss the sensation of going to a theater and experiencing something that was worth mulling over. the matrix resurrections was like that certainly but movies that really shoot for the moon like matrix and belle are outliers in today's cinematic landscape. mostly i think because "weird" has become a brand at this point but also because disingenuous Sin-Free storytelling has become the norm.

    odder still though is that both the…

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    The Muppet Christmas Carol

    ★★★★½

    i forgot just how much the "when love is gone" number adds, it's literally the emotional lynchpin of the whole film. it's practically worth putting up with watching the movie in fullscreen pan&scan to have in there... ok just almost. 

    but it is a shame this excellent film only exists in butchered form no matter how you slice it

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  • Despicable Me 3

    Despicable Me 3

    This site's current synopsis for Despicable Me 3 sounds vaguely as though it was not written by a human being.

  • Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem 3D

    Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem 3D

    ★★★★★

    the time is 11:50pm, the night of December 31st, 2019. the queue for Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem is 5 minutes long, but the line attendant is quick to inform us that the ride lasts about 12 minutes in total. 

    "if you want to see the countdown, you should come back after it happens"

    but we do not want to see the countdown. we want to ring in the new decade right. 

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    the time is 11:59pm. I'm anxiously watching the…