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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I have to admit that with this film, I was a victim of hype. I let expectations become a barrier that led to disappointment. It is honestly a good film, but I could not see a shred of greatness that most other critics are lauding upon it, including such statements of the film surpassing its predecessor. So in essence, while I do think this is a good movie (and a step up from Arrival, another Villineuve Sci-Fi that I have…

  • The Blackcoat's Daughter

    The Blackcoat's Daughter

    ★★★★

    Count me as a fan of Oz Perkins. I am now fully convinced after watching this directorial debut. I had previously watched his latest and Netflix produced I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House, and was thoroughly impressed by it, but now after seeing more of his style in this film, it honestly makes me appreciate the former even more.

    In all honesty, Perkins delivers to the horror genre what should normally be a requirement. In the…

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  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★★★★

    Hyperboles do not matter when discussing Persona because the film is all but stated in fact that it is not only Bergman's masterpiece but holding the incredible feat of being considered one of if not the best film ever made.

    There are many factors that go into Persona carrying this title perhaps even too many to explain or be able to fit in this review but needless to say it has every element that a perfect film should have. From…

  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ★★★★★

    Watching Malick's 'The Tree of Life' has become a religious experience for me. One that literally brings me to my knees, finds my hands clenched tight, and tears in my eyes. There has rarely ever seen before more beauty on film than what is shown here. Emmanuel Lubezki captures the very essence of life on celluloid which was absolutely necessary for this film to contain.

    Malick's film explores themes of evil existing in a world of beauty and grace. The…