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  • One Sings, the Other Doesn't
  • Entre Nous
  • The Soft Skin
  • Masculin Féminin

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  • Jennifer's Body

    ★★★★

  • Dark Shadows

    ★★★

  • One Child Nation

    ★½

  • Lady Bird

    ★★★★½

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    There’s so much beauty in this world that it’s easy to miss, it’s easy to focus on the headlines that constantly perturb or distract us from what life’s really about. Some of us are forced to hide who we are, living in fear of the bigotry and hatred from those who surround us; when everyone really wants the same thing in life, happiness. It’s films like this encapsuled with endless bounds of goodness to remind us of how beautiful it…

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  • Loving You

    Loving You

    Loving You cements a return to the filmmaking foundations of My Significant Other, a film that arose out of tumultuous life experiences related to sexual awakening and self-discovery. Rather than focusing on a clearly-defined relationship as a catalyst to major life changes, it finds catharsis in the agony and ecstasy of ambiguous love. It is an observational, minimalist film unlike anything I had created before: subverting a majority of the tropes that I was taught to utilize in my filmmaking.…

  • Loving You

    Loving You

    Loving You releases at noon PST today :) This will be the second in a thematic trilogy in which My Significant Other was the first.

    Tune in to the premiere here: youtu.be/lwbjsxhTkTI

    Director’s Statement coming soon!

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  • The Virgin Suicides

    The Virgin Suicides

    ★★★★½

    One of the most predominantly memorable, yet overlooked shots in Sofia Coppola's 1999 masterpiece is a shot of a Japanese parasol next to Cecilia during her first attempted suicide. A parasol from a culture with the highest suicide rate of all time, where an act which seems cowardly or immature in other societies is seen culturally as an act of honor.

    The Lisbon girls are but shadows. Their faces once remembered vividly by the neighborhood boys are almost completely diminished.…

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    ★★★★★

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

    Martin: choose one of your family members to die or else all of them will

    My parents, probably: oh well this is easy