The Year of the Apeshit Crazy Ape-Horse

21 April, 2014

A time when weird arty films just aren't weird enough, and studio pictures are making purple mud sense.

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Gone Girl

12 October, 2014

A film whose middle rescues its beginning, and whose end ruins its middle.

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The Lost Hydra

27 April, 2014

This is the great unsolved mystery of Lost, that people still mention it in their resumés.

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Cowboys & Aliens

25 August, 2011

Walking out, I wanted to kill everyone. All right, fine, more than usual.

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12 Years a Slave

12 October, 2014

It’s so inept that it must be art, a conceit upon which Mr. McQueen will no doubt ride for the rest of his life.

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Midnight's Children

17 May, 2013

Whenever you see an author so desperate to sell his own movie, you must see it immediately.

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The Equalizer

12 October, 2014

They don't play the theme. What's the point?

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End of the world, part II.

PhD is done, though orals must be passed. I have nothing to do now, and here it is.

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Gone Girl

12 October, 2014

  • 12YearsFeat 12 Years a Slave

    12 October, 2014

    It’s so inept that it must be art, a conceit upon which Mr. McQueen will no doubt ride for the rest of his life.
  • EqualizerFeat The Equalizer

    12 October, 2014

    They don't play the theme. What's the point?

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