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  • Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

    Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

    ★★★★

    I really loved Robin Williams as an actor. It was hard to tell just how much until I saw clips from all his films showing how his life unfolded. He had his struggle with different addictions, but the humor shone through all the madness.

  • Science Fair

    Science Fair

    ★★★★

    “Welcome to Los Angeles.”

    Probably my favorite projects included Anjali’s measuring of arsenic in the water. Another project included a way to detect three kinds of cancer. Another student, Robbie, programmed Shakespearean insults on his graphing calculator just for fun. I related most to Kashfia. I also was a quiet, shy student in high school. 

    Overall, this made for one of the better documentaries of the year. If more students saw this, they’d probably be encouraged to pursue scientific projects…

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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★★½

    I never really followed Queen that much, but the music was so part of the culture in the ‘80s that I knew most of the songs without ever really having sought them out.

    Rami Malek embodies Freddie Mercury. At the end, they showed a picture of Freddie Mercury and his parents. Rami and the actors who played his parents looked identical to the real people. 

    Lucy Boynton is perfect as the young, beautiful girl who falls in love with Freddie.…

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    ★★★★

    Words can't really describe how horrific this movie made me feel. You'd have to look at my face while watching it: mouth agape and eyes wide open in terror. What was going to happen next? Definitely had me on the edge of my seat, metaphorically of course.

    It was like a modern-day Sophie's Choice on acid, while also evoking the director's previous films: Dogtooth and The Lobster. Totally messed up, awkward, while having top talent involved. You'll be asking: "How…