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  • Lion

    Lion 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Oct, 2016 1

    It's Oscar bait (I kinda hate that term but you know what I mean), but in the grand scheme of it all, relative to other things like it, it's definitely on the good end of the Oscar bait spectrum. It's a pretty standard feel-good biopic but it's elevated by having a great cast and crew to make it better than it would be otherwise.

    Also, I should not be as enamored by anyone that I've never met as I am anytime Rooney Mara appears onscreen no matter what she does, but I've just accepted that is never going to stop.

  • American Honey

    American Honey 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 19 Oct, 2016

    A 65 year old suburban white woman walked out of the theatre when a song with Lil Wayne came on where he raps about eating pussy for breakfast.

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  • American Beauty

    American Beauty 1999

    ★★★★ Watched 05 Mar, 2015

    Someone should screen a double bill of this and Gone Girl as an introductory course on why nobody should ever aspire to be a suburban white person in America.

    Also, I miss Thora Birch, whatever happened to her?

  • Queen of Earth

    Queen of Earth 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 29 Aug, 2015

    This is outstanding and something I kind of need to process a bit, but I can confidently say that up to this point, Katherine Waterston and Elisabeth Moss have given my two favorite performances of the year.