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  • The Immigrant

    The Immigrant

    ★★★½

    The golden amber of the production and cinematography detracts from the rough edges of the narrative and Gray's characters. The final shot will be with us forever, one for record books.

  • Mudbound

    Mudbound

    ★★★★

    Honest and rich. Wild and moving. 

    The beginning of the movie shows us a burial that is thwarted by the racial hatred and violence that has quite literally bled into this American ground. 

    Watch this movie.

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  • Road to Perdition

    Road to Perdition

    ★★★★½

    A film with an abundance of beauty and melancholy. Seems to have been forgotten over the years and I'm not quite sure why. Rewatching it again this week it still blows you away with it's cinematic vision and definitely deserves a place amongst the better films since the year 2000. The actors are all in top form, everyone shines: Newman, Hanks, Law, Craig, and the newcomer Tyler Hoechlin more than holds his own. The musicals score is brilliant and the…

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★

    It was awfully nice of the filmmakers to allow Oscar Isaac to work on his Star Wars body. On camera. In every scene.