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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★½

    A real nail-biter of a film that captures the chaotic nature of a battle incredibly well (as far as I can imagine). The film is unconventional in the sense that although it centers around a few individuals, there are no main characters, just people doing their best to survive. I wouldn't say the film really has a plot, either, and the dialogue is minimal. However, the atmosphere is very oppressing from start to finish, largely thanks to the score. I was very impressed by this, especially since I'm not a big fan of Nolan's last two films. This is one of his best ones, though.

  • It Comes at Night

    It Comes at Night

    ★★★★½

    It is easy to fear a threat unknown, but the real horror can rise from within. Easily one of the best horror films in recent years, "It Comes at Night" tells a post-apocalyptic story about fear and paranoia. The film is atmospheric and character-driven and uses the genre tropes in its favor. It's chilling as hell and I loved it.

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  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    ★★★★★

    A classic. One of the greatest westerns of all time. One of the coolest films ever made.

    The last thirty minutes are just out of this world...

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★★

    What a wonderful rewatch. I always enjoyed the story, which is fast-paced and constantly amusing, but this time I was more invested in the characters and found the ending more moving than I did the first time around. I like Wes Anderson's visual style and Robert Yeoman's camerawork very much in this one, and the dialogue is fantastic. Ralph Fiennes is great, and I think M. Gustave is his finest role in years. This is my favorite Wes Anderson film so far. Easily.