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    Poll: Jumping back and forth in timelines, principled...

    Jumping back and forth in timelines, principled by rhyming snippets rather than detailing the case, the film aims to transpose to viewers the weight of two decades in under 90 minutes, making a...
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    Absolutely loved this week's planet design....

    Absolutely loved this week's planet design. All-around pretty immersive world-building that helps make that climatic fight so visually striking.
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    I checked to see if Flanagan was busy with...

    I checked to see if Flanagan was busy with something else, and I think it's from another Netflix series Midnight Mass. It doesn't exactly overlap (the production was originally scheduled to start...
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    Poll: Here it is: ...

    Here it is:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbcY8wJL3fM

    Love this, and it has maybe my scene of the year, which damn near levitated me right out of my seat.
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    1. Inherent Vice (Thomas Pynchon) 2. Confessions...

    1. Inherent Vice (Thomas Pynchon)
    2. Confessions (Kanae Minato)
    3. A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway)
    4. The Shining (Stephen King)
    5. The Dusk of Buddhist Era and Memory of Black Rose Cat...
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    This has grown in my mind the longer I sat with...

    This has grown in my mind the longer I sat with it, but it really misses Flanagan's more direct involvement of the first season. I actually prefer Bly Manor's core story, unifying thematic...
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    I forgot, second weakest*. After I replied to...

    I forgot, second weakest*. After I replied to Yxklyx I remembered Season 1 hadn't convinced me yet it's anything special.
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    I'm surprised you can finish season 1 (which I...

    I'm surprised you can finish season 1 (which I struggled with at times) but abandon it during when both the pacing and momentum pick way up.
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    My first thought is that finally I would get to...

    My first thought is that finally I would get to read the books sooner than I expected. Then I was similarly worried if it means shortchanging the narrative in some ways, so I take a peep at the TV...
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    Poll: A teen horror superhero film in which...

    A teen horror superhero film in which writer/director Josh Boone is capable in only the first out of those three genres -- the few scenes that the kids hang out together are the best, most assured in...
  11. Thread: Top 10 of 2020

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    1. Dick Johnson is Dead 2. First Cow 3. David...

    1. Dick Johnson is Dead
    2. First Cow
    3. David Byrne's American Utopia
    4. Da 5 Bloods
    5. Never Rarely Sometimes Always
    6. A White, White Day
    7. Bacurau
    8. The Wolf House
    9. Bad Education
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    Poll: I watched the first Borat for the first time this...

    I watched the first Borat for the first time this month, and am now mulling about how, contrary to most, I prefer its sequel by quite a bit. Even though the first one indeed feels like...
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    Poll: As non-American, I can't attest to the betrayal...

    As non-American, I can't attest to the betrayal of various real-life figures' politics here while watching. After some reading, I can see how many will feel legitimately appalling if I knew about...
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    Continuing from the HBO Max thread ...

    Continuing from the HBO Max thread

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    Our theaters have long been opened but I haven't been to it (since Feb with Onwards) since there isn't any new film to go to yet... so,...
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    Poll: It's not necessarily good screenwriting per se,...

    It's not necessarily good screenwriting per se, but I'm pleasantly surprised by how Hanks keeps this a lean, mean nuts-and-bolts warfare logistics stuff, in and out at under 90 minutes rather than...
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    Took this episode to realize how much I'd missed...

    Took this episode to realize how much I'd missed Katee Sackhoff as a sci-fi badass.
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    Poll: I searched and found not much apart from some...

    I searched and found not much apart from some interview bits like this (and that Liv Tyler was not mentioned at all in the wiki production section, especially on the cast announcement), since it's...
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    https://media.giphy.com/media/3oKIPf3C7HqqYBVcCk/g...

    https://media.giphy.com/media/3oKIPf3C7HqqYBVcCk/giphy.gif
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    Congrats. And on a more selfish note, *thank you*...

    Congrats. And on a more selfish note, *thank you* for making our international news section less dumb going forward now.
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    Already gonna be a better season if the big...

    Already gonna be a better season if the big picture plan here is to have one giant monster per episode.
  23. Um, no. The replies under AV Club article of...

    Um, no. The replies under AV Club article of when he loses the cases sums it up best (all from the same person that is replying to different threads, so some stuff overlap):
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    A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway) - After...

    A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway) - After struggling a bit through The Sun Also Rises, I find Hemingway's writing style much more effective within this higher-stake context of war time. What felt...
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