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  • Stargirl

    Stargirl

    ★½

    At first, Stargirl's charm and overall lightness was enough to have me engaged. I don't watch many lighthearted films these days, and particularly not ones aimed for children, so the difference in setting and tone was refreshing. However, as soon as we got a proper introduction to our titular character, that feeling faded. The characterization is paper thin, and nearly all of the conflict feels inorganic and contrived due to the fact that there's nothing to be mined from these…

  • A Girl Missing

    A Girl Missing

    ★★★½

    It’s ostensibly a “slow-burn” type of drama, but I was most invested in the very beginning. The sense of mystery was so strong, and it was clear that we were building to something shocking. However, the event we were building to happens rather quickly, and the lack of information we’re given surrounding it made it more confusing than compelling.

    I was under the impression that the film followed two different women up until rather late in the runtime, when I…

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  • Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks

    ★★½

    me, running as fast as i can: "i appreciate your style, i just don't get it! please, leave me alone!"
    david lynch, galloping after me and playing a trumpet: "negativity is the enemy of creativity"

  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★½

    me, after california dreamin' plays for the 400th time: "PLAY IT AGAIN WONG"

    Rating: 86/100