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  • Into the Wild
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • In Bruges
  • The Tree of Life

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  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

    ★★★

  • Montana Story

    ★★★½

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★

  • Steamboat Bill, Jr.

    ★★★★½

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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★

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

    That was a journey, an engaging one for me. I could totally understand why anyone might not go for this one. I, myself, felt off-put by it in certain scenes, but was reeled back in by some scenes that really did do something for me. Ultimately, as a whole experience, I am highly favorable on it. Elements that really connected with me are parts about the soul-crushing nature of living in a society that encourages small-talk and politeness and how…

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★½

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

    Looks great, very well crafted. Western civilization was built on the myth that honor and greatness can be earned with an astonishing feat or two (or maybe just by telling a good tale?), but it's always just bestowed upon by the powers that be. Greatness does not equal goodness. True honor takes surrender. Those last fifteen minutes really tie the movie together and Patel really brings it.

    The more I think about this movie, the more I see it grappling with. I think it would definitely benefit from another watch.