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  • Greenberg

    Greenberg

    ★★★½

    Had lots of potential, but it's one of those films where nothing is overt and most of the major themes are subdued and intangible. There's some quality content here, and I was never bored, but as a whole, the film is too inaccessible.

  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★½

    I have this thing where I hate watching good movies for the first time because I feel like they exist on a plane so far above me that I dare not grace the film with my viewership. What was once a mild aversion, Carol has turned into a staggering fear. I am not worthy.

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  • Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

    Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

    ★★★½

    There's some great thought put forth in this film beyond the inherent idea of minimalism. The filmmakers attempt to delineate the philosophy and psychology behind consumerist culture and ways it can be changed. This much I appreciated.

    But the main characters are a little too self-important for their own good. Like most people who promote radical life philosophies (veganism, atheism, being a fan of Nickelback), you have to do so from the perspective of people outside your world of influence.…

  • My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

    My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

    ★★★★

    If I weren't an atheist, I'd have to say Daniel Day-Lewis is a god. Perhaps a demi-god? Sure, let's go with that.