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  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    ★★★½

    This is a great story. It reminds me of the classic "But I'm a Cheerleader". This one is obviously more on the dramatic side but it doesn't lack the great characters. Conversion camps are a special kind of sadness. Trying to change something in someone at that time in their life where they are trying to figure things out themselves. I can't say I am the biggest fan of Chloe Grace Moretz but she puts in a good performance. The camp staff was also very good. I really did not like them which is proof of their good performance. Good recommendation, happy to have watched it.

  • The Red Turtle

    The Red Turtle

    ★★★½

    Beautiful film. I didn't know this film was practically a silent film and ultimately didn't matter. The animation was smooth and the story was simple yet deep. My favorite characters were the tiny crabs.

  • Sweet Bean

    Sweet Bean

    ★★★½

    I really liked this movie. Its a very sweet movie about how to deal with your past and/or how the past deals with you. This movie also makes me want to go and get some doroyaki. There is really nothing surprising in this movie but its well made and heartfelt. I am happy to have watched this. I will look out for other work from director Naomi Kawase.

  • Suburra

    Suburra

    ★★★★

    The Irishman came out a couple months ago. It was a very good movie that had some mobsters in in but it lacked "something" that I couldn't put my finger on. Suburra had that something. It definitely scratched that mob movie itch that was left after watching Irishman. Really no one in this movie is a good person, but you still wonder what will happen to them. The movie is beautifully shot and music tied everything together.

    This is definitely…

  • Where Eagles Dare

    Where Eagles Dare

    ★★★½

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

    Good classic action movie. You can never go wrong with the shooting of nazis angle. I was disappointed that Clint Eastwood didn't even try to do a German accent, even though his character spoke German fluently. Richard Burton was married to Elizabeth Taylor when this movie came out in 1968. I find it funny to imaginer her at the premiere watching this type of movie. Fun film.

    *SPOILERS BELOW*

    I did enjoy the rarely seen triple-agent surprise. I gotta say, Richard Burton had me in the first half of his speech.