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  • Happy as Lazzaro

    Happy as Lazzaro

    ★★★

    My feelings on this film were pretty mild.

    Things I didn't like:
    -kid spitting on the cake
    -Lazzaro showing up and disappearing

    Things I did like:
    -The lire and walkman signalling this took place awhile back

    The plot's all over the place: there's illegal sharecrapping and a fake kidnapping plot and then stuff at the end that I won't spoil.

    Basically, a big "eh" from me.

    This is the penultimate Spirit Awards nominee that we are allowed to vote for. I just have one more to watch. Stay tuned!

  • The Apple

    The Apple

    ★★

    So yeah, this is all around a bad movie. The story's bad. The songs are bad, and mostly, the acting's bad too. But, I have to hand it to the people who made this movie, at least these actors can sing!!

    But 1994 as futuristic?

    Ugh.

    Pass.

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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…