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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

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

    Not all of this works but the butterfly to shoes sequence is as close to Chaplin as I've seen a modern film get in a long time.

  • Husbands and Wives

    Husbands and Wives

    ★★★★★

    Make the story simple and the characters complicated. Masterpiece.

  • Broadcast News

    Broadcast News

    How come nobody told me Holly Hunter gives the best performance of all time in this?

  • Pain and Glory

    Pain and Glory

    Ummm, what? These are student film shenanigans and I cannot believe it is being encouraged.

  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    Alas, I still haven't liked a Scorsese movie since the 90s

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    Any movie that premieres at Cannes and has two farts before any line of dialogue is a good movie. I don't make the rules.

  • Me, Myself & Irene

    Me, Myself & Irene

    ★★

    From the moment he appeared as Ace Ventura in 1994, I idolized Jim Carrey. I lived my whole life trying to be him, kept a scrapbook of all his articles, awaited each new release with bated breath. Until this movie. At 17, I couldn't have been more the target audience and I was so hyped for Jim's return to comedy post-Man on the Moon and The Truman Show. But even then I knew it wasn't good. Never revisited until tonight…

  • My Best Friend's Wedding

    My Best Friend's Wedding

    ★★★½

    Genuine classic now. Julia Roberts was on another level in these 90s rom-coms. Giving them dimensions they never deserved. Rupert Everett annihilates his twenty-so minutes of screen time and gave birth to an entire trope in the process. László Kovács shot the hell out of it. Great split diopter work. I miss when Hollywood's top talents worked occasionally in this genre. Most startling of all is how risky the concept is/was, hinging on its protagonist doing genuinely wicked things the entire time.

  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

    The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

    Oh my God, I loved every second of this. Greatest last shot of all-time? Maybe!

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    Very good but it's no PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

  • Joker

    Joker

    lol no

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★★

    The first time I saw it, all the payoffs gave me chills. This time, all the setups gave me chills. One of the movies of the century.