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Nocturnal Animals (Tom Ford – 2016): The Wretched

Nocturnal Animals is a dark tragedy. Ford’s motivation for the film is writ large in the opening credits. Obese, grotesque, American women gyrate in slow motion like a ‘Fourth of July’ themed, trailer park strip show. Like war photography, Ford wants to find the beauty in darkness.

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The Shallows (2016) Movie Review: “Lively Jaws”

The Shallows (apart from an ending that nearly makes the entire film shit the bed) is a hair-raising, beautifully executed and performed thriller that likes to remind the audience why going in the water’s cool, but if you swim near a Shark’s food, “you done f*cked up.”

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Hell or High Water (2016) Movie Review: No Country For Bad Accents

Hell or High Water has had some pretty poor comparisons to No Country for Old Men in the buzz and hype for the film. That’s not to deny that HOHW is a quality viewing, but rather that the world at large is not generating forces like Javier Bardem’s Anton Chigurh to be unleashed upon the characters. Instead writer Taylor Sheridan is tackling American financial corruption head on.

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POPSTAR: Never Stop Never Stopping: This is just a tribute

This is not the greatest mockumentary in the world, no! This is just a tribute. But you’ve gotta believe me, it’s still really fair, but it’s just a matter of opinion.

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MISSING DICKS: The Naked City (1948) Movie Review: “Investigation 101”

Several issues back our Graffiti Thursday schedule featured our list of Definitive Detective films. Thanks to the contribution and collaboration from our team and friends of Graffiti, our list featured quite a few films that I hadn’t crossed paths with. In the coming months, I’m going to attempt to complete the whole set. We open the film at the scene of a crime. The beautiful Jean Dexter, caught up with the wrong people is killed in New York City. Before the night’s out, two killers become one when an emerging…

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MISSING DICKS: Sea of Love (1989) “She’s Got a Great A**” 

Sea of Love, written by Price, and directed by Harold Becker is a tale of a New York cop so desperate to regain attachment to the world that he’s willing to forgo the risks of sleeping with a suspected serial murderer.

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Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie (2015) Movie Review – “Under-exposed”

From Neo-Nazis and the KKK, to swingers and born again Christians, it seems as though Louis Theroux has covered all bases. This time around, he exposes us to the world of Scientology – or does he?

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