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Creepy, 2016 – ★★½

Creepy, 2016 – ★★½

A rewrite of Kurosawa's own "Cure" but with the killer living nextdoor. It also seems like it was made in the '90s, with no cellphones and detectives not being able to make the most rudimentary of Google searches. It's like…

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This Week’s Long Reads

This week’s long reads

Some more long reads from the last week: A popular post but worth repeating/reposting: Ted Chiang's takedown of Silicon Valley's concerns over AI, pointing out that much of their dystopian fears are actually projections of their own rapacious late capitalism.…

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Lady Bird, 2017 – ★★★½

Lady Bird, 2017 – ★★★½

Greta Gerwig's quasi-autobiographical feature debut has a similar light and empathetic touch to the wonderful "Frances Ha," following the senior year of the title character in a Catholic high school and her struggling middle class family in 2002. There's no…

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Atomic Blonde, 2017 – ★★½

Atomic Blonde, 2017 – ★★½

Charlize Theron does the Bond/Bourne secret agent in a completely incomprehensible plot of double/triple/quadruple crosses/agents in '89 right-here, right-now wall-fallin' Berlin. Lovely photography that apes Larry Smith's work for Nicolas Refn, the soundtrack is all B-level-familiarity '80s pop hits, and…

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