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  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
  • Bullet Train
  • Chuck & Buck
  • Jules and Jim

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  • Post-It Love

    ★★★

  • Thumbsucker

    ★★★

  • Forever's Gonna Start Tonight

    ★★★

  • Please Say Something

    ★

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  • Thumbsucker

    Thumbsucker

    ★★★

    Thumbsucker is pretty clearly Mike Mills' worst film. Considering that he's just gotten better and better over time and that Beginners, 20th Century Women and, especially, C'mon C'mon are all incredible works of art, that's not saying as much as it might otherwise, but it's pretty undeniable that this first feature effort contains very little of the empathetic tone and cultured style that makes Mills one of the most exciting filmmakers working today. The fact that he came back after…

  • Please Say Something

    Please Say Something

    ★

    Dafuq?

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  • Fire Island

    Fire Island

    ★★

    I am literally shocked by the unanimously positive reception that this film has received. I don't check reviews before I watch a film, so it's absolutely blowing my mind that it currently sits at 94% on Rotten Tomatoes and 3.8 here on Letterboxd.

    Do we all collectively have a lower bar for gay content? But then again, so do I, and Fire Island still failed to clear it. Horrible voiceover, a horrible main character, a horrible love interest, a confusing…

  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★

    Before I get into my review, I just want to make it clear that above all else, I desperately hope that The Northman succeeds at the box office. This is the type of ambitious, mid-budget passion project that is becoming increasingly rare in the current cinema landscape, so even though, as you’ll find out, I wasn’t crazy about this movie, please, if you have even an inkling of interest, go see the film and decide for yourself. The only way we’re…