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  • A Serious Man

    A Serious Man

    ★★★★½

    “why does He make us feel the questions if He’s not going to give us any answers?”
    “He hasn’t told me”

    this brings me back to the time i had to read night by elie wiesel in school, and wiesel questioned why jews were still praying to God in concentration camps when God had abandoned them in the holocaust. the question was simply if there were a God, why make His people suffer? it complicated everything for me. i asked…

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★★

    “i haven’t even seen her smile”
    “have you tried to be funny?”

    “i’ll remember the first time you laughed”
    "you took your time being funny”

    whenever the last shot cuts to black, i need a few minutes to catch my breath again, to stop my eyes from swelling, and to be present in this world, always finding it hard to leave theirs. this time, for the first time, i didn't experience the theatre lights flicker on, i couldn't turn to…

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  • Possessor

    Possessor

    ★★★

    possessor's marketing appeal sets up an expectation that the film is made to make you feel physically unwell, but instead of an anxiety-inducing blood bath and a leach-like mind trip, i was left painstakingly underwhelmed! for a film that wants to be profound about the vastly layered and often-times nightmarish psyche of women, it sure stays hallow and typical in its thematic explorations

  • A Serious Man

    A Serious Man

    ★★★★½

    shana tova u'metuka to the coen brothers and the coen brothers only

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  • I, Tonya

    I, Tonya

    ★★★★½

    i can’t stop thinking about the interview segment when tonya tears up and talks about landing the triple axel / being the best skater in the world for a time and says “sorry, no one asks me about that anymore”

  • Josie and the Pussycats

    Josie and the Pussycats

    ★★★★½

    i finally understand mia's "Josie and The Pussycats is the Best Movie Ever" t-shirt as more than a true statement. it's one of the best filmic references i've ever seen. when it flashed on-screen for a moment my jaw dropped. their minds.....