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  • Once

    Once

    ★★★½

    me, at 3am, driving alone in a car singing at the top of my lungs: "i don't know you but i want you all the more for that"

    while this movie has camerawork that looks like it was taken with a phone, there is something just so quintessential about this romantic movie that makes it so unique

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  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★★

    this movie experience was highlighted by the subtitle file being corrupted, slowly causing a line of the film to stay and slowly mounting higher and higher that ultimately caused the entire screen to be filled with subtitles.

  • If Anything Happens I Love You

    If Anything Happens I Love You

    just the opening scene and the animation style that this short has makes for an impactful first scene. the music choice is a bit odd at times, but the overall feel of it is so effective, especially with the color choices.

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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★

    how do i rate a movie i didn't understand

  • Minari

    Minari

    ★★★½

    It's difficult to describe how I feel about this movie. In one sense, there were parts about this that I didn't really understand. But in another, the interactions resonate with me almost profoundly. The interactions between the family is familiar, where the family are able to intermix between Korean and English, or where the children talk in English and the parents respond in Korean, to the understanding of all. There's also a simultaneous forced growth between the family, where the…