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  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    ★★★★★

    “You can’t hate it if you don’t love it.”

    Such a nuanced and subtle exploration of the ways gentrification and the ever-widening maw of poverty butts up against the people it has molded.

  • The Souvenir

    The Souvenir

    ★★

    Yikes. How dare anyone compare this to Phantom Thread.

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  • Bo Burnham: Make Happy

    Bo Burnham: Make Happy

    ★★★★★

    Bo’s genius is at Donald Glover levels of frustrating.

  • Us

    Us

    ★★★½

    The whole cast was great. Lupita nailed it. Wish Heidecker got more screen time. Overall, though, I walked out unsatisfied. I went in avoiding trailers and reactions and couching my expectations while yearning to love it and still... Really felt the absence of intentionality that was woven into every scene of Get Out. Jordan’s a superb director and writer and this is far from the worst sophomore piece an auteur’s put out, but it felt like a story cobbled together from spare parts while under pressure to live up to his first film.