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  • In the Mood for Love
  • Blindspotting
  • Cold War
  • The Wild Bunch

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  • As Tears Go By

    ★★★½

  • Wings of Desire

    ★★★★★

  • The American Friend

    ★★★★½

  • Cutter's Way

    ★★★½

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  • Wings of Desire

    Wings of Desire

    ★★★★★

    Has there ever been a more delightful cinematic treat of audio and visual expression than Wim Wenders miraculous reality show Wings of Desire?!

  • Yes Day

    Yes Day

    ★★½

    I’ve got four kids who finally agreed on something today, unanimously I might add, that this was the movie we all need to be subjected to before drifting off into the bliss of quiet and calms all night nap.

    The short and sweet of it is, Yes Day doesn’t dare stray outside the instructions on the package for a second. A simple and wholesome message of valuing the family unit, the need to trust a parents leading while also trusting…

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  • The Dawn Wall

    The Dawn Wall

    ★★★★★

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

    Im not sure if Im more impressed with the feat of actually conquering this impossible 3000 foot Yosemite National Park wall of rock. Or the decision that Tommy Caldwell refused to reach the summit without his best friend Kevin Jorgesen and climbing partner who was stuck at pitch 15. He simply wouldn’t take hold of his life’s dream without raising his friends hand as an equal victor. Only a few men in the world even have the kind of elite…

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    Christopher Nolan has crafted a masterpiece of cinema. If I could give this 6 stars I would. 
    I remember reading Alfred Hitchcock saying something to the effect "as a story teller within this visual medium we have two chief responsibilities, to manipulate time and show not tell". If you could show it without words you are responsible as a director to do so. Or else you cheat the audience he would say. Not an exact quote but that was the…