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  • Booksmart

    Booksmart

    ★★★★★

    I need an inhaler because you are TAKING my BREATH  A W A Y

  • I Am Easy to Find

    I Am Easy to Find

    ★★★★½

    The beauty of this speaks for itself and there isn’t much I can add to it here, just a few thoughts:  

    I loved the choice made here for everyone else to age physically except for Alicia. It highlights the idea that even as our bodies and personalities change form throughout our lives, something at our core stays the same, we always carry our loves and some of our hurts and the places we’ve been.

    It was a small part of…

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  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    If Beale Street Could Talk

    ★★★★★

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

    Things that will give me goosebumps every time without fail:
    -the opening shot of this movie
    -when Tish’s sister tells her to unbow her head
    -when Fonny takes Tish to his apartment for the first time and he takes off his coat and the rain is pattering on the roof 
    -when Fonny and Tish embrace in the street after finally finding a loft 
    -when the baby is born and Tish says, “I got you” over and over again, like her…

  • At Eternity's Gate

    At Eternity's Gate

    ★★★★

    After seeing Loving Vincent last year, I was really excited to see another take on Van Gogh’s life as an artist. This did not disappoint! It took me a while to get used to the shaky camera and the quick transitions; at times it felt frustrating, but I think the editing and cinematography was structured in that way to make us see the world through Van Gogh’s perspective. I absolutely loved the relationship between Vincent and his brother, all of…