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  • Take Shelter

    Take Shelter

    ★★★★★

    Sleep well in your beds. 'Cause if this thing comes true, there ain't gonna be any more.

    I've seen the criticism that the last moments of this film betray that which came before. It's supposedly nonsensical.

    But, the last moments of Nichols' masterpiece - Take Shelter - ring with cathartic doom precisely when they are needed. If we don't see the final storm, all the pain and trauma of Curtis's paranoia are undercut. He's a tragic figure, but reduced to…

  • Kubo and the Two Strings

    Kubo and the Two Strings

    ★★★★½

    You are my quest.

    Just as beautiful and moving the second time around. Easily one of last year's very best.

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  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★★

    The perfect organism

    And a perfect movie.

  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    ★★★★½

    Don't feed me any more lines from Monsters Inc. It pisses me off.

    Full review coming to talkfilmsociety.com soon.

    But, Edgar Wright's latest is *AMAZING*. Half-music propelled heist film, half-Bonnie and Clyde-esque (kinda) love story. First scene alone cemented this as one of my favorites of the year and probably won't drop very far even by the end of the year.

    Bump this up to the top of your need-to-watch lists.