LauraJacoves

My name is Laura and I like movies (“Hi, Laura.”)

My favorites are the last four movies I rated five stars.

Favorite films

  • The Age of Innocence
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • The Mother and the Whore
  • Mulholland Drive

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  • Elvis

    ★½

  • The Age of Innocence

    ★★★★★

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    ★★★★★

  • Benediction

    ★★★★½

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  • Elvis

    Elvis

    ★½

    I don’t know when this will end and I’m not sure what I’ve done to deserve this but whatever it was, I’m sorry

  • The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence

    ★★★★★

    “She said she knew we were safe with you, and always would be, because once, when she asked you to, you’d given up the thing you most wanted.” 
    “She never asked.”


    My friend asked after the movie if the film was saying that Ryder was a bitch. I understand where that confusion comes from but I don’t think Wharton or Scorsese is interested in passing judgment as definitively as that. It was the slightest bit machiavellian of her to tell…

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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    Hahahaha Nazis are gay and dumb! Except when they do nice thing then we like them and the fact that they’re gay is proof that they’re one of the good ones! 


    One of the worst movies I’ve ever seen. Like trying to salve a wound with ice cream

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    ★★★★★

    Shown on 16mm if you can believe 

    Spielberg always said the ending wouldn’t have been the same if he was a father at the time of making it but I think his childless late 20s self was just being honest. After filming the idyllic father-son mirroring scene in Jaws, he devises another kitchen table showstopper that’s a nightmare instead. He’s trying to put himself in the position of a bad dad before it’s even happened yet because that’s how he…