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  • Enemy
  • The Wailing
  • The French Dispatch
  • Adaptation.

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  • The Whale

  • The Menu

  • The Green Knight

  • Die Hard

    ★★★★★

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  • The Whale

    The Whale

    “Do you ever get the feeling that people are incapable of not caring?”

    Aronofsky films have become appointment viewing for me anytime one hits theaters, and a Brendan Fraser comeback is a huge bonus. What Aronofsky has done here is a picture steeped in empathy, a character study that marinates in the type of person often forgotten by society, or worse, discarded as less than human. Charlie represents someone who is drowning in the consequences of his life, tumbling in…

  • The Menu

    The Menu

    This was pretty fun.

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  • The Darjeeling Limited

    The Darjeeling Limited

    ★★★★½

    Prepping for Isle of Dogs 5/8

    “How can a train be lost? It’s on rails.”

    The Darjeeling Limited’s biggest problem is the name of it’s director. Filmgoers see the name “Wes Anderson” on a film and they expect a quirky, bright, mostly lighthearted film. While Anderson has dealt in darker themes in the past, it has always been under a larger guise of comedy, absurdity, and laugh out loud quips. With The Darjeeling Limited, Anderson kept his typical brightness, symmetry,…

  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★★★★

    “You’ll meet a bitch named Nutmeg. Tell her Chief says, ‘I’ll see you in Megasaki.’”


    Isle of Dogs is Wes Anderson at his best. It’s bright, quirky, quick, clever, and just plain good. It’s a tribute to not only Japanese culture, but the unbridled companionship that a dog can provide. What more can I say? It was phenomenal.