Movie of the Year: 2019 The Irishman The Irishman is this week’s 2019 movie. Yes, it’s long. Yes, the actors move like old men yet have computer-smooth faces rendered uncannily young–and some have of the colorless eyes of a wight. And, yes, the women characters share a handful of lines at most. But does the…

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Movie of the Year: 2019 Joker The Taste Buds just rip on Joker for about an hour in this one. Imagine if the dunk contest had a defender whose job it was to stand under the basket just to get dunked on. Now imagine that person is a Blu-ray DVD copy of 2019’s Joker. This movie is…

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Movie of the Year: 1997 Jackie Brown The Taste Buds tackle the 1997 hit Jackie Brown! Jackie Brown reflects on the simpler life of 1995 mall culture, when everyone would risk it all for a chance to get $500,000 and a sweet, backwards Kangol. Jackie is a stone-cold player and a tactical genius, so obviously…

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