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  • The Edge of Seventeen

    The Edge of Seventeen

    ★★★★★

    Everyone in the world is as miserable as you are. They’re just better at pretending

    This is a charming coming of age movie that I can watch countless times and still feel the same way I felt watching the first time. I believe it isn’t truly a coming of age movie unless a viewer can relate strongly to a character. Many girls have indeed related to Nadine whether it was the struggle of loss, mental illness, strained relationships, or simply…

  • Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream

    ★★★★

    “Anyway, I’m not really hooked...”

    This movie was truly a cinematic experience that I can consider part of a phenomena. Aronofsky captures the grim truth of addiction. Requiem for a Dream gave insight on the horror of abuse for that temporary pleasure. I haven’t watched a film that can be as intense and tell a heart wrenching tale that can provoke thoughts about what is in the way of our dreams. Leto’s performance was captivating - he did in such a…

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  • Room

    Room

    ★★★★★

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

    “You’re gonna love it.”
    “What?”
    “The world.”

    This film is by far one of the most amazing dramas I’ve probably ever seen. The story is about a woman who is held captive by her rapist/father of her child. Ma and Jack have been sheltered for years and she finally decides to attempt her escape. Larson’s performance was stellar. She did her character justice and made me feel the pain her role went through. I feel like that’s super important about…

  • Tusk

    Tusk

    ½

    “It's good to cry. It separates us from the animals. Shows you have a soul.”

    This movie is immensely unsettling. Not just because its awful and the storyline is just weird but I couldnt figure out whether the director was really trying to make it kind of horrifying in a more satirical way or it’s just a not funny comedy. It’s as if they attempted to try camp, or maybe they did. Bottom line: its just bad. Quite frankly, Justin…