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  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★½

    “You always charge a guy with a gun — with a knife, you run away.”

    I had a hard time reviewing this so just some thoughts:
    - De Niro, Pacino, and Pesci give amazing performances (wish they were in films together every year)
    - Pacino was definitely the scene stealer for me
    - I knew what was coming and still wasn’t prepared!!!
    - the cgi was distracting on De Niro at first but I got used to it (also: the…

  • In Transit

    In Transit

    ★★★★★

    What about little Fabrizio? He hasn’t eaten in 3 hours

    YO NIKOLAIII! Let’s go... party

    Fab, why are you wasting all that film man? What? You got a fucking crush on me?

    I love them so much

  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

    The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

    ★★★½

    You guys will never understand what it’s like to be me in this family.

  • Vertigo

    Vertigo

    ★★★★

    Vertigo almost received a 5 star rating from me but the last act kind of drags. The direction is absolutely amazing, and the cinematography is stunning. However, a bit more could have been edited out of that final act.

  • While We're Young

    While We're Young

    ★★½

    “It's like he once saw a sincere person and he's been imitating him ever since.”

    I love the dialogue and simplicity of Noah Baumbach films but this fell a little flat for me. I might revisit it in a couple of years.

  • Kicking and Screaming

    Kicking and Screaming

    ★★★★½

    “I’m nostalgic for conversations I had yesterday. I’ve begun reminiscing events before they even occur. I’m reminiscing this right now. I can’t go to the bar because I’ve already looked back on it in my memory… and I didn’t have a good time.”

  • Doubt

    Doubt

    ★★★★

    I just read the play a few days ago and could not stop thinking about it so I decided to watch this film. At the start of the film, we see Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) begin a sermon, "what do you do when you're not sure..." he states and from there the film answers this question in various ways through each character. The writing is flawless, which is especially evident in the confrontation scenes between Flynn, and Sister Aloysius (Meryl Streep). Doubt's brilliant acting, dialogue and ambiguous ending all leave the viewers wondering about the characters.

  • Shoplifters

    Shoplifters

    ★★★★★

    This film went from heartwarming to heart-wrenching. I’m so sad but I absolutely loved it.

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★

    The second act kind of drags a bit but obviously great acting all around; Brad Pitt is a scene stealer. There are also lots of clever references to 60s Hollywood weaved into the film. However, this film just did not work for me but it had some fun moments.

  • Jackie Brown

    Jackie Brown

    ★★★★½

    Great acting, a solid soundtrack, hot De Niro, and a fun plot... I loved it! Pam Grier was phenomenal.

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★½

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

    Can’t believe I played myself by thinking Tony Stark wasn’t going to die...

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★★

    Did you just look at me?
    *shakes head*
    Did you? Look at me! LOOK AT ME!
    *looks*
    HOW DARE YOU? CLOSE YOUR EYES!