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  • Moonrise Kingdom

    Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★★★

    Is my favorite film of all time losing it's hold on me?


    If it is, I have no idea how to deal with that. I got home from my screening of Moonrise Kingdom (I saw it in a theater for the first time in 5 years) and just broke down into full ugly tears. I can't accept that my tastes may be changing, I can't accept that I'm changing, I just want to be a kid.


    Growing up. How does…

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  • I Am Easy to Find

    I Am Easy to Find

    ★★★½

    The jury's out on if this needed subtitles or not, but either way, this is a brilliant and deeply poetic ode to life and our relationships with the world and the people around us. Alicia Vikander is now forgiven for The Danish Girl. Great album, damn good film, god tier performance.

    She wants to dance.

  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    ★★★★

    Still breathtaking when it works, but I find the need to adhere to the book at the end doesn't work in the Vietnam context, specifically with Kurtz's cult. The bowing to Willard at the end, while it works thematically, is a problem considering these are supposed to be modern Vietnamese citizens. For a movie about the horrors of this war and all the injustices done to these people, portraying them like this is irresponsible and dangerous, though I don't think…

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  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Wow.


    WOW.

    Three Billboards, Outside Ebbing, Missouri is the biggest waste of talented actors on a terrible (and I mean TERRIBLE. We'll get there soon) script since the fucking Star Wars prequels. To say this boringly shot dumpster fire of a film is undeserving of the recognition it's getting would be an understatement; for proper justice, they should go back and replace all the footage of this winning with videos of Christopher Plummer.



    I understand, first off. To the people…

  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Murder on the Orient Express

    ★★★

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

    This is a movie about a group of people coming together because of their shared hatred of Johnny Depp and climaxes with each of them taking turns stabbing him violently so I don't see how anyone couldn't like it