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  • Madeline's Madeline

    Madeline's Madeline

    ★★★★½

    Helena Howard gives one of the most electrifying performances I have seen all year. Her stunning turn in the film coupled with Josephine Decker's bold direction creates a mesmerizing and unforgettable work. What starts off as a film about the complexities of mental illness evolves into a stirring commentary on white appropriation of other people's experiences. Effortlessly blurring the lines between what is going on in Madeline's head and the reality of those around her, Decker effectively provides an emotionally resonating look at mental illness that never feels exploitative.

  • Warcraft

    Warcraft

    ★★½

    Warcraft needed to be three hours, or better yet a miniseries. It felt like important pieces of information was missing from numerous sections of the film.

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  • It Might Get Loud

    It Might Get Loud

    ★★★

    I kind of wish the film had just focused on Jack White. I found him to be the most interesting of the three.

  • Killer Joe

    Killer Joe

    ★★★★½

    Trashy and surprising all at the same time. Feels more like a play at times than a film, but the performances are fantastic. Killer Joe is not a film that cannot easily be recommended to most people. However, those willing to take a risk are in for an experience they will not soon forget.