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  • A Simple Favor

    A Simple Favor

    ★★★

    This film is truly all over the place and it seems Feig can’t get over shooting the same kind of coverage he shoots in all of his other films, but the performances are great and, credit where credit is due, the script is pretty ambitious, more so than you might anticipate. I think if this film had taken more time to flesh out the nuances and intricacies of its plot and worked with an entirely different visual style, it would’ve…

  • Holmes & Watson

    Holmes & Watson

    The only jokes I laughed at were the ones about cocaine and heroin and that's only because I absolutely love both cocaine and heroin.

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    Only Stanley Kubrick could do each film differently, yet leave such such a huge imprint that it was undeniably a Stanley Kubrick film. He's arguably the greatest filmmaker of the 20th-century, if not of all time based on sheer impact and stature alone. He mastered almost every genre of film with such sheer levels of perfection, gravitas, and grandeur it's no wonder why he's so revered. There's possibly no other filmmaker who has rightfully earned as much praise as him.…

  • In the Mood for Love

    In the Mood for Love

    ★★★★★

    One of my absolute favorite things about cinema is the way the incorporation of music can really elevate the film itself; the leitmotif of Wong Kar-wai's masterpiece "In The Mood for Love" couldn't be a more perfect example of that. Whenever it begins to play, the scene with which it is featured in becomes 10x more beautiful, 10x more emotional in just about every way. It aches with longing and an infinite sadness that just couldn't be more right for…