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  • Green Book

    Green Book

    ★★½

    Did you guys know that uh...racism is bad? Like real bad? And did you also know, did you also know, that some people can be more racist than others, and it manifests itself in different ways? Oh and did you know, did you know, that uh...not all cops are bad, did you know that? Thanks to this movie, I now know that racism = not good.

    I'm not entirely sure how this is getting the attention it is. I mean,…

  • Kubo and the Two Strings

    Kubo and the Two Strings

    ★★★

    Letterboxd Season Challenge 2018-19
    Week 17: January 13th-19th
    No Disney, No Ghibli Week

    What it lacks for in story, it makes up for in visuals. This film is insane to look at. At some points I forgot I was watching live action, and was that much more impressed when I remembered. However, I can't ignore how predictable and cliché it becomes. I know its a kids movie, I just wanted a better story to go along with the beautiful imagery…

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  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★★

    On a short list of films that have made me cry. I don’t know why it doesn’t happen more often, I’m honestly a fairly emotional person, but this film was just so beautifully personal and chilling that I couldn’t help it. To show such an intimate, yet brutal moment, I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. Extremely hard to watch but impossible to turn away. I’m usually not the biggest fan of films that linger, but this one has been…

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★★

    I originally only commented on how Lanthimos uses dancing to comedic effect in contrast to the setting, but thinking back to his use of dance in a few of his films, including this one, its clear that not only are they used for laughs, but they all convey so much in the story without words, its astounding. In Dogtooth, its used to show the desire to break free from confinement. In The Lobster, its used to show the escapees loneliness…