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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread


    Phantom Thread was iconic on arrival. It has everything going for it. Interesting characters, snappy dialogue, flawless acting, the best soundtrack in recent memory, not to mention that it is, simply put, extremely odd. The film will be memorable to anyone that watches it due to the last ten minutes that escalate things in a way that you either love or loathe. As for myself, I distinctly remember grinning ear to ear the second Reynolds starts chewing.

    That being said,…

  • Personal Shopper

    Personal Shopper


    “I need more from you. I’m gonna need more from you.”

    Upgrading Personal Shopper to 5 stars. Frankly there are still things in this film I can’t understand, that I can’t reconcile with the whole, and yet, I find myself thinking about it all the time. It seems to me that this is one of the most interesting and unique films of recent times, the fact that I am still sifting through its layers on a third watch can only…

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  • The Sisters Brothers

    The Sisters Brothers

    A much more interesting film than people seem to have given it credit for. We stan a communist legend Riz Ahmed.

  • Pet Sematary

    Pet Sematary

    If the movie was just entirely Jason Clarke’s family trying to care for his aggressive zombie cat as if it’s completely normal tribes would be a masterpiece.

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  • Capernaum



    Sean Baker: “Look how rough it is for impoverished children in America”

    Nadine Labaki: “Hold my beer”

  • Climax



    I took two friends to see this, seems I have now lost two friends. Time destroys all things.