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  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    ★★★★★

    Hollywood's top animal trainer: "Wow this is my big break! A Steven Spielberg movie!"

    Producer: "We're so lucky to have you! Now a couple things - can the monkey play dead?"

    Animal trainer: "No problem"

    Producer:"Great how about a Nazi salute?"

    Animal Trainer: "Excuse me?"

  • A Place in the Sun

    A Place in the Sun

    ★★★★

    Part 1 of 2 of my Elizabeth Taylor/George Stevens marathon while also trying to finish up the 1998 AFI top 100 list.

    One of the most distinctly edited films I've seen in awhile (so many cross-fades). The story was clearly influenced by Sunrise Tale of Two Humans, but more ambitious in it's scope (untimely to the films detriment) . Great performances all around though, and the theme of a man always looking for the next best thing hit a little too close to home.

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  • Guava Island

    Guava Island

    ★★★★

    The place where art and music intersect is the place I want to live.

    let's be honest though this as self-indulgent as it gets

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★★

    2018 is proving to be one of the best movie years of the decade, and Into the Spiderverse is one of the best movies of the year.

    they took a bagel