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  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    ★★★

    58/100

    I'm sure for many of us, dipping our collective toes back into the world of Breaking Bad felt as snug as a certain cream sweater. It's easy to forget that it's been six whole years since the tale of the rise and fall of one of television's greatest characters came to its conclusion, yet El Camino wastes no time in reminding us why Vince Gilligan's creation stands as one of the small screen's greatest feats.

    From the reintroduction to…

  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★½

    A beautifully crafted, heart-renderingly tender movie that I always find myself coming back to, especially at this time of year. One of the greatest love stories to have graced modern cinema.

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  • The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat

    The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat

    ★½

    22/100

    This is a film that starts with some promise but ultimately fizzles out without making any sort of tangible impact on the viewer. As is often the case with modern-day Hollywood, film executives seem more focused on creating movies that spend more time laying the groundwork for sequels within a franchise rather than making the film in question work well in and of itself. I don't know when The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat II: Makin' it…

  • Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation

    ★★★★★

    Film #1 of the Letterboxd Season Challege 2015-16
    Roger Ebert Week

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    Given the relatively scarce number of 21st century films featured on Roger Ebert's Great Movies list, I expected Lost in Translation to be, at the very least, really good. However, having just finished watching it, I can safely say that not only did it meet the lofty expectations I had for it, it managed to leave me absolutely spellbound. I loved this movie.

    The beauty in this film…