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  • Bad Boys

    Bad Boys

    ★★

    talked about in full alongside the vulgar masterpiece Bad Boys II (2003) on episode 103 of my genre and exploitation film podcast SLEAZOIDS with special guest diego crespo, which you can listen to for free on soundcloud by clicking here.

    you can also listen to this episode (and all previous free episodes) over on itunes or spotify.

  • Dark Waters

    Dark Waters

    ★★★★

    a jet black legal drama about slowly realizing that we all live in the jaundiced, sickly glow of american institutions and a new stone cold classic of ruin-the-rest-of-your-night cinema. a foundational, “respected” corporation can intentionally poison every single one of us for decades and if we sacrifice our bodies & spend decades of our lives in the monotonous hell of proper channel resistance we just might be able to cost them one half of one year’s profit. im really taken with…

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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    maybe movies were a mistake. one of the most astonishing, eccentric performers of all time and this is the insipid, formulaic garbage you give him? any interest in the nuances and artistry of queen takes a backseat to making their lives and works fit into a Greatest Hits rise and fall biopic; watch as a painfully self-conscious performance stumbles through a barely dramatized wikipedia overview in between montages of songs you like being simplified into little digestible, lowest-common-denominator origin stories everyone…

  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★★

    working stiffs.

    not sure i've ever mentioned this before but i have a very personal fear of not... feeling... correctly. like enormously important things are happening around you in a matter-of-fact, dissociative way that you can understand the significance of but you can't shake this idea that you're experiencing them wrong—like they're a thing you've been vaguely told and taught about so you're performing it like work when really you're supposed to be doing more, feeling more, being more. because…