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  • Boyhood
  • Raising Arizona
  • 12 Angry Men
  • City of God

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  • Licorice Pizza

    ★★★½

  • Nope

    ★★★★

  • Three Thousand Years of Longing

    ★★★½

  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    ★★★★

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  • Ocean Waves

    Ocean Waves

    ★★★★½

    This is without a doubt, one of the most mature films Studio Ghibli has produced. It presents a nuanced view of love and it's futility that is more akin to something you would expect from Woody Allen. Rikako is, in my opinion, the most realistic female character ever to appear in an animation. Even when engaging in terrible and immature behaviour, she is relatable and sympathetic.

    The story is slow and steady, and unlike The Cat Returns, the short runtime…

  • The Wrestler

    The Wrestler

    ★★★★★

    The Wrestler is the final film in my journey with Aronofsky, and definitely my favorite. The story and themes here are extremely similar to Black Swan, and they make for perfect companion pieces. We are told the story of a man well past his prime, who continues to push himself, simply because wrestling is all he has left.

    I was unfamiliar with professional wrestling prior to seeing this film. What instantly struck me, and what Aronofsky made very clear, was…