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  • Almost Famous
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Atonement
  • Boogie Nights

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  • Causeway

    ★★★★

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    ★★★★

  • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

    ★★★½

  • Falling for Christmas

    ★★

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  • Nope

    Nope

    ★★

    I wish the whole movie is about Gordy the Chimp, tbh. That was far more interesting than the alien stuff, in my opinion. If we're viewing Get Out, Us, and this as a trilogy, then NOPE is certainly Peele's Spider-Man 3. What should have been a great concept not carried out effectively.

    What Works ✅: The tension, the pacing, the camerawork, the world building of that corny amusement park all made it really engrossing and fun.I loved the monkey scene, I…

  • The Whale

    The Whale

    ★★★★

    Hopefully this leads to more great roles for Fraser. Make another Mummy movie you cowards! Call Weisz and get the whole gang back together! It’s wonderful to see him get this chance despite everything he’s gone through.

    Brendan Fraser’s transformative turn is really incredible. Shout out to Hong Chau who's performance really stays with you.

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  • Causeway

    Causeway

    ★★★★

    This film has such a beautiful heart and energy to it.

    What Works ✅: Really liked this. A slow burn study on trauma, hope and friendship. Jennifer Lawrence really is great, a more restrained and human performance than we've seen before. Brian Tyree Henry was the same, eager to see him in more projects. This offers conflict, comfort and hope, and whilst the material isn't anything revolutionary, it will certainly stick with me. I was never bored, and I LOVED…

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    The Banshees of Inisherin

    ★★★★

    This broke my heart. 

    What Works ✅: A beautifully melancholy yet comedic tragedy, The Banshees of Inisherin represents Martin McDonagh at his best. A deceptively simple plot (a friendship crumbles between two men) is compellingly layered as presented here. McDonagh really says a lot about loneliness, both from physical isolation (the remote isle of Inisherin) and a sudden lack of companionship. I was struck by how moving and subtly tragic the film was without losing its darkly funny edge.

    It…

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  • Avatar: The Way of Water

    Avatar: The Way of Water

    Babylon - 3hr 8min
    Avatar - 3hr 10min
    They should show them as a double feature and serve everyone a continental breakfast.

  • Amsterdam

    Amsterdam

    ★★

    A whodunnit movie that succeeds in being boring

    What Works ✅: Gorgeous scenery and costumes every frame a masterpiece of visual coordination, color and transcendence. Emmanuel Lubezki is always a reliable cinematographer, and does a gorgeous job. Margot Robbie is delightful stealing most of the scenes she’s in with some physical comedy. John David Washington is fine, but struggles with memorable material.

    Shout out to Michael Shanon and Mike Myers, who are underused, but play off each other well. Christian…