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  • Glass

    Glass

    ★★★★½

    M. Night Shyamalan gets too much shit thrown his way. I firmly believe that. Glass further proves my point. 

    I expected to only mildly enjoy this movie, what with the negative press surrounding it, but damn was I wrong. While I didn’t love Glass as much as Unbreakable, I still decided on giving it the same four and a half star score because it’s the distinction between a 94 (Unbreakable) and a 90 (Glass). 

    I never actually watched Split (soon…

  • Good Will Hunting

    Good Will Hunting

    ★★★★★

    Name a movie that you like that makes you feel. Joyous, uplifted, sad, encouraged, or any of a thousand other emotions. What are the films that move you? For me, that list includes Blade Runner 2049, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Into the Wild, How to Train Your Dragon and many more that I don’t have space to write out. My point is, you can add Good Will Hunting to that list. 

    I haven’t felt this well in my…

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  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon

    ★★★★★

    In describing my thoughts on Barry Lyndon, I feel the need to echo a statement made by Ralphie Parker’s Old Man from A Christmas Story: “It’s... It’s... It’s.... Indescribably beautiful!”  

    Without a doubt, Barry Lyndon is the most naturally beautiful movie I have ever seen. It was made in a time before the aid of green screen, where every gorgeous shot on screen was a real place, an actual location. I had read many reviews stating that every shot looked…

  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    ★★★★½

    What better way to start 2019 than with a hearty dose of despair, amiright?

    I love movies that make me think, and think hard. First Reformed had plenty to say, and it definitely made me think. It posits difficult questions about battling our own personal demons, dealing with crushing despair, faith, belief, and care for the earth. I haven’t seen a single Paul Schrader movie up until this point, and I am highly impressed with his work here. 

    First Reformed…