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La La Land

This is a beautiful film about love and dreams, and how the two impact each other.

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Jackie

There are two movies in "Jackie." One of these movies is just OK. The other is exceptional. The first one keeps undermining the second.

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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It has come to my attention that the ol' spam filter has been a little hyperactive recently. I just went back over a couple hundred spam comments and released about a dozen legit ones from the Limbo of Spamitude. In the future, if your comment doesn't show up (and you didn't do anything bad in it, like make ad hominem attacks on somebody, that aren't worth anyone else's time to read), then please let me know at the e-mail link above. Now I want to write some responses to some of the thoughtful comments that have unjustly done time in purgatory...

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