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  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Funeral Parade of Roses
  • The Living End
  • Happy Together

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  • Dune

    ★★★★

  • American Fiction

    ★★★½

  • The Zone of Interest

    ★★★★

  • House Party

    ★½

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  • Drive My Car

    Drive My Car

    ★★★★½

    It didn't feel like 3 hours. I couldn't keep my eyes off the screen. I was so invested in all of these characters especially with the quiet and introverted Misaki Watari. I wish I knew what book she was reading and if it gave any clues to who she is. The cinematography encapsulates the scenery of the mesmerizing winter in Japan every time they go on car rides where they go through tunnels that hypnotize you to keep watching. These…

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★★

    24 hours later, and I still don’t know what to say. I stayed in my seat, watched the credits go as Elton John’s “Skyline Pigeon” played over it, and couldn’t stop thinking of the last scene. The Favourite is witty with gorgeous yet weird camera work and strong performances between all three of these women which, altogether, leaves you speechless. I have to say, though... Emma Stone’s performance as Abigail Hill was fucking impressive, completely impeccable and far more superior than…

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  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★

    i watched this twice before and since then i barely remembered anything except for major plot points and gorgeous imagery as well as its pacing. i think it's much more enjoyable this way; it's like i'm watching this for the first time.

  • American Fiction

    American Fiction

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    tracee ellis ross being second billed while only being in this for ten minutes... is so crazy. sterling k brown... call me

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  • To My Star

    To My Star

    ★★★½

    get you a man that waits at the front door like a dog for you when you’re on your way home

  • The Last Summer

    The Last Summer

    i wish tyler posey fell to my lap like that... then asked me out on a date with a baseball...

    (that scene where griffin was texting on the train was ATROCIOUS)