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  • Shirley

    Shirley

    ★★★½

    "You know how insulted I am by mediocrity. If it was awful, that would have been exciting. But terrifically competent. There's no excuse for that."

    Oscar season would be a lot more interesting if more biopics were made with as much personality as Shirley.

    The main thing that stood out to me was the atmosphere. There is such a distinct way with which the camera and people move that creates an air of uneasiness all by itself. It's accented with…

  • I Am Not Your Negro

    I Am Not Your Negro

    ★★★★½

    A testament to both the enduring wisdom of James Baldwin and the unending sickness of America.

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  • Blackfish

    Blackfish

    ★★★★½

    Fucking humans

  • Black Swan

    Black Swan

    ★★★★

    "The only person standing in your way is you." - Thomas Leroy

    A dark, intense psychological thriller that's occasionally scary (and kinky), Black Swan is basically the definition of disturbing. Here we have a lovely ballet dancer who wins the role of the White and Black Swans in a production of Swan Lake. Which would be all fine and dandy if aforementioned dancer didn't have some serious psychological issues. I had a harder time telling what was real or not…