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  • Frances Ha

    Frances Ha

    ★★★★

    Now I know I said The Souvenir was my last movie before going home, but this is my last last one (and I caught the former in theaters but watched this in my dorm, so that counts for something). It feels equally fitting after my first year in New York. I’d write an actual review, but I’m a bit tired for that. All I can say at the moment is I need to get some better lenses for my 5D.

  • The Souvenir

    The Souvenir

    ★★★★

    I’ll be revisiting this once I’ve done more in film school than a sloppy Frame & Sequence project about a mannequin, but it feels right that I caught this at the Angelika as my last movie before going home.

    There’s a lot to be said for the spatial awareness in this film, the use of mirrors, the rhythmic 16mm cutaways, but this is very much a character-driven film, and watching it, I had the existential experience of watching a relationship with…

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  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★★

    See what happens when you just let talented people do their thing?

  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★★

    Yeah, I’m gonna join in on the 5 star reviews. This is what’s gonna lead people to one day talk about Cuarón in the same regard as Tarkovsky. You think I’m kidding? Watch the forest fire scene alone and try to tell me otherwise.