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  • The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    ★★★★★

    Remarkable on all fronts. Somehow, despite how many times I've seen this, it continues to surprise in its ability to craft wicked tension and delivers payoff after payoff. There's not a single wasted second, demonstrating a mastery in pacing.

    What struck me most on this watch is how often and consistently Demme has his actors deliver their performances directly to the camera. It contributes to this subtly unsettling rhythm that allows the story and its characters to get under your…

  • Magic

    Magic

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  • The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    ★★★★★

    A MOVIE SO GOOD IT PREMIERED IN FEBRUARY AND THEN WON BEST PICTURE, BEST ACTOR, BEST ACTRESS, BEST DIRECTOR, AND BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY AT THE OSCARS A WHOLE YEAR AND ONE MONTH LATER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    A cinematic tour de force. An impassioned, moving, heart-racing, heart-breaking film that reminded me how good it can feel to be alive. Watching this made me fall back in love with movies and with life.

    A more complete write-up on my relationship with this movie here.