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  • The Edge of Seventeen

    The Edge of Seventeen

    ★★★★

    I was so mortified when I started crying uncontrollably during that speech about feeling outside yourself and hating everything that comes out of your mouth. LOVE THAT RELATABLE TEEN SELF-LOATHING. 

    Also I literally cannot watch anything about drifting apart from best friends without feeling like I've swallowed 100 knives. It's just this well of emotion that keeps flowing. I would've loved if this movie had a more satisfying resolution in regards to that but I guess that's akin to real life.

  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★★½

    Intelligent, wonderfully acted, hilarious and the frights were SO MUCH fun. The humour felt so well-timed and clever, and the movie's critique of racism was deftly woven into the fabric of the movie so it always felt #real and created a brilliant sense of dread. JORDAN PEELE REALLY CAME FOR THOSE WHITE LIBERALS (AND MY SENSE OF CHILL). Everyone needs to see this movie with a crowd - the whole last act was just like people cheering and screaming and…

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  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    ★★★★★

    I watched this again as part of a queer film festival. Before the screening, the organizer was so happy he could barely speak, he just blubbered for a while before yelling: "A BEAUTIFUL QUEER FILM ABOUT BLACK PEOPLE WON BEST PICTURE!!!!" and 800 people cheered. Anyway, that was pretty much the best feeling in the world.

  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★½

    "Bad shit happens to everyone I care about."
    "Then I'll be fine."

    This entire movie was so emotionally raw but that exchange above got to me in particular. I think it spoke volumes about the kind of person Logan is - someone who's remained kind and fiercely loyal to people he loves, even as he's broken down by age and loss and the metal bones he never wanted. Laura's response also showed what a vivid character they've drawn -- someone…