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  • Nomadland
  • All That Jazz
  • Breaking Away
  • The Departed

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  • Certain Women

  • A Castle for Christmas

  • I Wake Up Screaming

  • King Richard

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  • Certain Women

    Certain Women

    There is so so so much going on here.

    via Criterion Channel

  • A Castle for Christmas

    A Castle for Christmas

    A very sweet and harmless romcom in the Hallmark Christmas Movie tradition, even though it's Netflix. Cary Elwes is just so charming and brings a lot to this. My friend wrote the screenplay, which is probably the only reason I'm watching a Christmas romcom in the first place, and also because my husband has a relationship with Brooke Shields going way back. (In his imagination.)

    via Netflix

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  • Story of a Girl

    Story of a Girl

    OH LOOK IT'S A MOVIE BASED ON A BOOK I WROTE

    I saw this at an industry screening back in May, in a crowded theater at CAA, and it's very difficult to articulate the feelings of seeing a version of something you wrote embodied on the screen.

    This has been in the works since the book came out 10 years ago, and Kyra Sedgwick never gave up on getting it made. Contrary to her original plan, she ended up directing…

  • Punch-Drunk Love

    Punch-Drunk Love

    When I saw this the first time way back when it came out, I didn't much like it. But, I was such a different person then and I can easily guess why I didn't. Over a decade later, it totally landed and now I get why most of my movie-loving friends cite it as a favorite.

    (Funny how what we make of art has so much to do with who we are in a moment or day or year. The…