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  • La Dolce Vita
  • Casablanca
  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • The Last Waltz

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  • Top Gun: Maverick

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  • Mr. Malcolm's List

    Mr. Malcolm's List

    Maybe it’s just me being a complete hopeless romantic, but my favorite genre of film will forever be dry humored period rom-coms. Bonus points if they end with a beautiful sunlit kiss in a wide open meadow while the music swells behind them.

  • Elvis

    Elvis

    This was so Baz Luhrmann it wasn’t even funny and honestly, I thought it was spectacular. It really is a spectacle worthy of its subject.

    Playing someone that iconic is inevitably going to be a daunting challenge but Austin Butler clearly put the work in and it pays off immensely.

    I loved the emphasis on the blues influence and the scene where Luhrmann manages to visually show the confluence and creation of rhythm and blues really blew me away.

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  • A Matter of Life and Death

    A Matter of Life and Death

    ★★★★★

    One of the greatest moments in all of cinema is when Marius Goring looks at the camera and says “one is starved for technicolor up there.”

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★★

    This is my first Coen Brothers film (I know, I know!) and I am sold. I have so much I want to say about this, I had to sleep on it before I even attempted it, and I still don’t trust I’m going to hit it all, but we’re giving it a shot. 

    I watched this anticipating it would complement a very specific mood I was in, and I was absolutely correct. I’m the kind of person who doesn’t always…