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  • Happy-Go-Lucky

    Happy-Go-Lucky

    ★★★★★

    This movie is about teachers and misogyny and toxic masculinity and sisterhood and aging and mental illness and happiness and despair and driving lessons and somehow it all flows together and nothing ever feels out of place. Like every Mike Leigh film, it’s so masterfully layered that it would probably take years to unpack everything inside. The good news is you get to take away something different every time you see it. 

    This time, I realized that this movie is…

  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    ★★★★

    Maybe it’s redundant to say this but this really feels like another episode of Breaking Bad. So much so that it probably doesn’t work at all by itself. I’ve been generally opposed to epilogues ever since 2007 when I finished reading Deathly Hallows, but this feels appropriate. I haven’t seen the show basically since it finished airing, but I picked up without missing a beat. It’s the ending Jesse deserved and I’m glad that it exists.

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  • The Lizzie McGuire Movie

    The Lizzie McGuire Movie

    ★★★★★

    Classic piece of Italian cinema, I truly love foreign film.

  • Prisoners

    Prisoners

    ★★★★★

    Denis Villeneuve made this and Enemy in the same year meanwhile I'll be happy if I pass two classes this semester

    P.S. Name anybody who can pull off Tourettes, a pinky ring, and a neck tattoo as well as Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal.