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  • All That Heaven Allows

    All That Heaven Allows

    ★★★★★

    Loved it. Rich colors. Almost every scene submerged with music that perfectly informs the emotional cues.....gonna binge Douglas Sirk now. Have to. Every time he cuts, it feels like “yes! that’s exactly where the camera should be.” Idk. If you were to skip through this movie—glancing at certain frames—it might look like a dozen other movies from the 50s.  But after having seen it all the way through I have to imagine this was a towering standout for its time.…

  • 45 Years

    45 Years

    ★★★★★

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

    Incredibly moving. The husband is not a villain by any means and I think that’s what makes this  work. He can’t help how he feels and she can’t help how she feels and you empathize with both of them and the revelation in the last 30 seconds of the film gave me goosebumps that might stay with me for  f o r t y f i v e  years