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  • Moneyball

    Moneyball

    ★★★★

    Ballin' on a Budget™, Baby!

  • The Godfather

    The Godfather

    ★★★★★

    As I watched this film for the first time today, at about 5-10 minute intervals I would remember some reference my mom made to this that I didn't get as a kid. I think this is a movie that's supposed to make you examine the expectations and relationships we have with our parents to both be nothing and everything like them. I think of all the times she called someone "a Fredo" or whenever she told me that we'd be…

  • Color Out of Space

    Color Out of Space

    This is the first movie that has brought me to tears because of how much I hated watching it

  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★

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

    Chekhov's milk.

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★

    This movie was so stress-inducing I actively considered leaving the theater to Google the remaining plot because I couldn't handle it.

    I'm glad I didn't do it, but wow.

  • Notorious

    Notorious

    ★★★

    Biggie biggie biggie//
    Can't you see?
    I saw your biopic//
    Twice one night on TV
    And I just wish I had more to say//
    I guess that's why my review is basically "okay"

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★★

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

    I'm writing this a full 10 days after having seen this movie, and in these days maybe I've finally been able to coherently put together as many of my grievances with this movie as possible.

    I, like many others, liked having a Rey from Nowhere. I liked the idea of a character who, from nothing, became a Resistance leader, and especially someone who, it seems, has a choice in what they do and choose to do good. But honestly? Rey…

  • Music and Lyrics

    Music and Lyrics

    ★★★

    Careless Whisper walked so Meaningless Kiss could run.

    This is a Wham! Fanfic gone wildly out of control but I'll say it! These songs are bops!

  • Last Christmas

    Last Christmas

    ★★½

    This movie is beyond bonkers, past perplexing, just like, completely confusing.

    BUT!! Santa and Boy reinvented love so what can I say? I wish I was watching their movie

  • Promare

    Promare

    ★★★★

    After I saw this movie I got to turn on the pilot light of the heater in my apartment and hear the whoosh of flame and see the blue dim glow of fire lapping against the metal grates and for almost a whole minute I felt maybe a hundredth as cool as Lio in the Volcano just looked goodness gracious what a beautiful movie

  • Hustlers

    Hustlers

    ★★★★

    Some highlights from my watch notes: "werk bitch!!!!", "jean swimsuit!", and "I want J Lo to be my best friend ♡"

  • Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

    Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

    ★★★★½

    This might just be one of my favorite action movies now? It's like, an action movie that cares about how it's dressed but doesn't take itself so seriously that it goes out to buy new clothes. There's plenty of candy for people who like frame composition or themes in dialogue, while also totally being the kind of movie where there's literally a room that Idris Elba stands in to recieve exposition for the audience and nothing else.

    There are car…