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  • Rope

    Rope

    ★★★★★

    I'm ashamed to admit, but I watched this for the first time two nights ago.
    It is unbelievable.
    I added it to my queue when Letterboxd shared their list of movies for Pride month because it piqued my interest, I thought, "but really, a big studio movie in 1948, how gay can it be?" And I was pleasantly surprised!
    The long takes, the set, the matte painting trade-outs, the performances, the controlled moves of the camera, the reveals, the ending,…

  • Underwater

    Underwater

    Beautifully shot. The lighting is so so so good in the interiors. Wide-angle close ups, love. The peaking in the sound design of the creature was also cool, I support Kristen, love Vincent (always), I think that may have been it.

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  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★★

    These boys use every part of the buffalo.
    It is non-stop, perfectly executed insanity.
    I had to walk around my neighborhood for an hour just to think about it all.
    I fell in love with every actor, so so so good.

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    ★★★★★

    I don't care what people say, I love this movie. The Dollies and Zooms and control of the performances were amazing.
    I laughed out loud continually for the first 70 minutes until he gets the gun out.
    I loved loved loved it.