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  • The Young Kieslowski

    The Young Kieslowski 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 01 Aug, 2015

    "This film is sadly not the story of the early years of Legendary Polish Filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski"
    - David Bax

    Nope, it's not. Instead, this third movie I saw on my 28th Birthday, is a charming romantic dramedy that rights the wrongs of "Knocked Up" and "Juno" while still feeling fresh and original.

    Also, Haley Lu Richardson is adorable.

  • Animals

    Animals 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 01 Aug, 2015

    The second movie I watched on my 28th birthday was this critically acclaimed -- and endlessly fascinating -- Herion addicted couple romantic drama starring Kim Shaw.

    Wonderful performances in an unsettling at times story.

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  • Lost River

    Lost River 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 07 Apr, 2015

    Production designed like a motherforker and gorgeously, eerily filmed, Ryan Gosling's much ballyhooed directorial debut "Lost River" is a masterpiece and one of the great cinematic discoveries of 2015 so far (though, to be fair, I've known of the movie for years, since it was first announced as "How to Catch a Monster").

    Christina Hendricks from "Mad Men" plays a single mom who gets a job at a seedy club that is kind of like a circus of violence for…

  • Somewhere

    Somewhere 2010

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 12 Mar, 2012

    I love this film. It's easily my favorite film of 2010. Elle Fanning is riveting, Dorff gives the performance of his career (ok, that's not saying much) and while it's more-or-less a companion piece to "Lost in Translation", it's also Coppola's nod to Antonioni. Love it.