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  • Personal Problems
  • Blow Out
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • Night Is Short, Walk on Girl

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  • The Lost Daughter

    ★★½

  • Kal Ho Naa Ho

    ★★½

  • The Tomorrow War

  • Legend

    ★★★

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  • The Lost Daughter

    The Lost Daughter

    ★★½

    Definitely has all the flaws of a directorial debut, stretched over a lengthy longwinded  two hour runtime. Coleman’s great but it’s really hard to feel for her character. Hey, I’m all about “character study” movies as much as the next guy—but one would expect said character to be challenged or evolve in some way.

    In that regard, The Lost Daughter leaves you hanging to dry, with a sparse script and haphazard screenplay. The camerawork, I think, was trying to get…

  • The Tomorrow War

    The Tomorrow War

    A nonstop barrage of CGI tryhardery and storytelling clichés. The Tomorrow War feels like a bland purée of Alien vs Predator, Edge of Tomorrow, and Interstellar, somehow barely entertaining enough for us to have watched the whole movie. Chris Pratt is probably a great guy, but the man really makes for a one-dimensional action hero. JK Simmons and Sam Richardson bring some much needed levity to the film, especially in the second half, but with pretty much every other scene, The Tomorrow War is such a slog.

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  • The One I Love

    The One I Love

    ★★★★

    A witty romantic tale laced with Twilight Zone/Inception type mind-fuckery. I haven't felt this good about a movie like this since Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Much thanks for the recommendation, Edgar Wright!

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★★★★

    On some level, Boyhood relates to practically everyone, and it is for that reason that I can proudly say that Richard Linklater has crafted what is arguably the best coming-of-age film, but unarguably a cinematic masterpiece.

    It was surprising how extensively Linklater utilized the product placement of everyday items from the 2000s to really hit the audience with wave after wave of nostalgic feelings. The aptly compiled soundtrack successfully does the same. All-throughout, the film is a perfect glimpse at…