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  • Carol
  • All That Jazz
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Phantom Thread

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  • Trespass

  • The Northman

    ★★★

  • The Beaver

  • The Hateful Eight

    ★★★★½

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  • Trespass

    Trespass

    The movie store dude, over 10 years ago, stood up and pulled this crusty Nic Cage DVD and held it up while telling me it was the best movie he’d seen that year—and maybe in a very long time. I, full of awe and endlessly blind trust for this man, grabbed it , paid for it, and ran home to watch it. 

    I never came back. Movie store closed a month later.

  • The Northman

    The Northman

    Silly, in the not fun, frustrating way.

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  • Luca

    Luca

    ★★★★★

    Luca, ultimately, explores the apex of human desire: to own a Vespa and eat pasta al pesto every single day. What a masterpiece.

  • Mainstream

    Mainstream

    ★½

    Gia Coppola’s Mainstream, an intensely out-of-touch satire, hopes to be a commentary on the rags-to-riches effect of internet virality but quickly proves it is an odd, shallow look told from the very same disconnected point of view it is trying to parody.

    Andrew Garfield is insanely accurate as Link, the deranged overnight internet sensation-turned-influencer, but the film tries to point out the flatness of internet fame and the unstoppable, shameless ambition of its ‘celebrities’ by… hiring them? On top of the…