Pig (2021)

A languishing, quiescent, rustic melancholic treatise on repose, natural friendships, chefs, materialism, & loss in the misanthropic Oregonian wilderness, Pig is a violent revenge-drama w. a soul and expo of Cage’s [still-formidable] acting talents. 8.7/10.

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Annette (2021)

Though its powerful iconographic fantasia of strikingly hyper-manicured Caraxian shots galvanize the eye, a hypnagogic rock-opera of experimentalism in purgatory ~drowning a godly cast of Driver & Cotillard-led indie finesse in minor-keys. 7.5/10.

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Mank (2020)

The behind-the-scenes creation of Citizen Kane, Mank is a dream ciné-experience chronicling the avant-garde writing of a masterpiece with orgasmic meta-analysis, blithe axioms, ’30’s paean, Fincher/Oldman-pedigree, glorious chiaroscuro. 9.2/10.

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Nomadland (2020)

A poetic, paradisiac, peripatetic journey of self-discovery across natural landscapes w. depth in grief/travel exposition & eulogization of the proletariat, Nomadland’s a beautifully-acted muse on the people forgotten by life, yet free to truly live. 9.4/10.

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