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  • Singin' in the Rain

    Singin' in the Rain

    ★★★★½

    Each time I rewatch the film, I feel more appreciation for the work Jean Hagen does as Lina Lamont.

  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★★½

    Would have rated 5 stars except I couldn't make out a lot of the mumbled speech.

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  • Run Like the Devil

    Run Like the Devil

    ★★

    If you make a "nonpartisan" film about a Senate election in 2018 and only include interviews with white male "experts," you have already decided to give your doc a certain viewpoint. The idea that such a perspective is unbiased is a whole can of worms -- suffice it to say, if more voices of women (besides Beto's family members)/people of color had been included, this documentary could have been a much stronger work.

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    The Passion of Joan of Arc

    ★★★

    Watched a completely silent version of this, and I sincerely wished there was an accompanying score. The last segment of the film is powerful enough to stand on its own, but the first part calls for the kind of emotional hint that a score could help with.

    Falconetti delivers such a performance that is appears you are watching her having a nervous breakdown on film. I've never seen anything like it.

    I also appreciated the unusual angles the director used,…