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Strange Days, 1995 – ★★★★

Damn, Angela Basset.

Ye gods, I wish her speech about the tape changing things was really true. But we’ve seen so many real tapes lately and it seems like fuck all is changing. 

I’m glad to finally see it in HD again. There’s no region A Blu-ray available, so I had to find a way to play the UK one (Region B) to watch it. Region restrictions are so dumb. I’m told that regions are finally going away with 4K discs. That’s nice. Too bad we’re inexorably heading toward a world where the only way you can buy a back catalog release is digital download, which is 20X more fractured depending on which iTunes or Amazon country’s store it’s available in.

Not that I’m bitter.

from my Letterboxd

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