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Napoleon Dynamite

What the flip was Grandma doing at the sand dunes?
11 February 2023

This is still excellent, despite its reluctance to tell a story or develop any kind of emotional connection to its characters.

I haven’t seen this in about 15 years but it’s every bit as weird and hilarious as I remembered. It’s lightning in a bottle, somehow doing nothing particularly different to other films yet also completely inimitable and unrepeatable.

I wonder if you can still get some “Bust Must+”.