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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★

    Shows us how to say goodbye to someone. This movie moves like a memory. We might  be through with the past, but the past ain't through with us. If dreams are like movies then memories are films about ghosts. Rooney eating that pie is one thing, but what I can't shake is the way she holds those bed sheets while sitting at the foot of their bed.

  • Five Came Back

    Five Came Back

    ★★★★½

    Essential viewing for anybody interested in Hollywood filmmaking. 

    Or the history of World War II. 

    Or humanity.

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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.