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  • The Double Life of Véronique
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Babette's Feast
  • Faust

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  • A Hero

    ★★★★½

  • Encanto

    ★★★

  • Saint Maud

    ★★★

  • Procession

    ★★★½

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  • A Hero

    A Hero

    ★★★★½

    The cuts to the child are devastating and what make this a masterpiece.

  • Encanto

    Encanto

    ★★★

    There's some good stuff here to be sure, namely the absence of a villain, but the more I think about it, the more things there are that don't work. I hope to write more soon, but for now I'll say when the best songs in a musical all go to supporting characters it's a problem. Also, I'm not really sure Disney taking their white narrative tropes and redoing them with characters of color is a win for diversity and representation.

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  • Pray Away

    Pray Away

    ★★★★

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

    The first time I ever came out to someone was April 21st, 2019. I remember the date because it was Easter Sunday. At the time, it wasn’t a relief. It was such a new experience to admit that out loud that I spent the rest of Easter dinner in a state of anxiety that something horrible would surely happen. (Nothing did.)

    The first time I thought a man was sexually attractive was in high school. I buried that emotion as…

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★

    I'm this far behind (two weeks) logging films at Letterboxd, because of Boyhood. I've spent over a week reading positive and negative reviews, trying to pinpoint exactly why the film failed to completely work for me. I liked parts of it - mostly the parts when Mason was a child; but as a whole the film failed to engage me, and I never cared about any of the characters.

    Naturally, I am surprised at my lack of enthusiasm for Boyhood,…