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  • Waves

    Waves

    ★★★★½

    This film is about waves of emotions.

    That's what I ended my review with when I first watched Waves exactly three months and a day ago after seeing it at TIFF. Since then it has easily been the film that has stuck with me the most from TIFF. Partially because past a single image that isn't even technically IN the movie and what I had known from hearing about it months earlier (which turned out to either be completely wrong…

  • A Single Man

    A Single Man

    ★★★½

    I don't know what I expected, but it wasn't confusion.

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  • Marriage Story

    Marriage Story

    ★★★★★

    What I love about Marriage Story.

    I spent the last week watching four Noah Baumbach movies in preparation for this one. The most discernible aspect I could tell is that all of his films felt real. Nothing felt fake, everything everyone said and did (for the most part) felt genuine. I say for the most part in regards to his other movies, because in this one it's nonstop realism. There is not a fucking ounce of fakeness in this entire…

  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ★★★★

    Jojo Rabbit was an interesting watch. I didn’t watch any trailers, at most I saw a couple screenshots. But what I had done was read the screenplay last October. So going into the movie, I knew what would happen. It’s an interesting experiment, to see what the transition from script to screen does.
    My thoughts on the screenplay ended up being pretty equal to my thoughts on the film. Which is “good, but not a favorite”.
    I’m a special case since…