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  • And Then We Danced

    And Then We Danced

    ★★★★

    Beautiful.

  • Take Me to the River

    Take Me to the River

    Back to watching films with an intense/creepy experience that is Matt Sobel’s TAKE ME TO THE RIVER. It’s an anxiety-inducing work on how evil children are: a genre favorite of mine.

  • Little Women

    Little Women

    Greta Gerwig made the impossible by creating a lively, stylish and emotionally charged version of LITTLE WOMEN which I’ve always found meh-ish and boring. Very humane and ambitious. A+ cast! Ronan MVP

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    GRAND.

  • L'Argent

    L'Argent

    The acting is so ugly.

  • End of the Century

    End of the Century

    Surfire late entry for END OF THE CENTURY as one of the most dazzling films of the year. GOSH!

  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    Incredible ssstuuuffff.

  • The Truth

    The Truth

    ★★

    Too polite to be a total misfire but this is an underwhelming effort by Koreeda. Deneuve on the other hand is incredible in a much needed role at this stage of her career. After Bunuel and Demy, Koreeda didn't waste a single shot on Deneuve where she isn't the eternal beauty that she is.

  • A Rainy Day in New York

    A Rainy Day in New York

    Vittoria Storaro works wonders in Woody Allen’s A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK. He also convinced Allen to go all Malick in the MoMA sequence. Chalamet sings, Fanning delights & Selena Gomez added this to an already impressive (and short) filmography. #WoodyForever ✌🏼

  • Joker

    Joker

    JOKER is exhausting. I felt physically weak after it ended. It’s very loud and lacks any kind of substance or nuance. However, the film is very surprising and amusing despite the obvious. Phoenix (the Master) soars but then again that’s an easy role for him to play.

  • Mother

    Mother

    OH MY GOD

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    I think Tarantino made a beautiful film with OUATIH. Meticulously composed shots are here to prove that this is a love letter to Hollywood, to the power of filmmaking and to those who contribute but go unnoticed. LOVED IT!
    Unlike Cliff Booth, Rick Dalton is one of Tarantino’s least interesting characters. I keep wondering if that was deliberate from him given the film’s narrative. Both actors work on a superior level though. 
    MVP: Brad Pitt. A formidable character in Tarantino’s oeuvre. He managed to work with the sexy/vulnerable/iconic/heartbreaking combo to perfection. Accolades should be collected shortly.