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  • The Florida Project

    The Florida Project

    I've watched this three times now. I'm a little obsessed.

    It's still the firmest and deepest sculpture of a place/people this decade. Watched it at two in the morning under a bubbly haze of alcohol, so I wasn't thinking about things too hard this time around. Just allowed the current to carry me down the emotional rapids.

  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    Okay, it just doesn't fit together.

    I first saw Birdman on New Year's Day, 2015, and a year on, I decided to give it another go around. After being unenthused by Inarritu's follow-up, The Revenant, I was going into it a bit trepidatious. I had given the film a perfect score after my first viewing, mostly because of how in love I was with the aesthetics. The whooshing camera, the long takes, the great acting, the big speeches. I was…