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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★★★

    I broke off partway through Beyond the Black Rainbow, because my daughter wanted to watch Interstellar. I love this movie, and it was a joy to watch it again with her.


    I think four years is maybe just exactly the right distance between rewatches here. See you in 2022, Interstellar.

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★★

    I’ve been holding my breath for most of the last two hours, horrified, my heart about to burst out of my chest. And then… well, damn, that was amazing, but I probably also never want to see it again, as with most Aronofskys.

    And after all I’ve just been through, the scribbling over the end credits is truly upsetting.

    That sound design, tho. A phenomenal way to really put you in her head.

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  • The Matrix

    The Matrix

    ★★★★★

    After newly calibrating my projector, I notice the subtlety of the green cast of the imagery from inside the matrix. It's mostly in the flesh tones, and doesn't usually affect the black leather or dark, rainy streets, which stay pretty neutral, or even lean a tiny bit blue. An impressive and subtle color grade.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★★

    Unabashed love.

    The second time seeing the film, unburdened by expectations, fears, and a burning anger at having a significant moment spoiled; undistracted by noticing callbacks for being callbacks and just now seeing them in the context of the new story… this is a fine, fine Star Wars film.


    Also, way better in 2D. Seattle Cinerama's laser projection is the best way to watch this film.