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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    ★★★★½

    Definitely an improvement from the first. It has less corny editing, and the battle scenes are better shot and less tedious. Also, the scenery really pops out more in this one because of the cinematography.

    9/10

  • I Lost My Body

    I Lost My Body

    ★★

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

    Disappointing. This had a great concept, but it was executed so poorly. The protagonist was a stalker who made bad choices, and it was difficult to have much sympathy for him throughout the film. The motifs were clunky, the message was muddled, and the movie seemed to have little in the way of a cohesive vision. Great score, though.

    5/10

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  • Call Me by Your Name Sequel

    Call Me by Your Name Sequel

    Please just give us another Armie Hammer dance scene, Luca. That's all I ask for.

  • Stalker

    Stalker

    ★★★★

    Top 100 Watchlist Movies, Pt. 1 - #16

    My first Tarkovsky film, and quite possibly my first Soviet-era Russian film.

    This movie is drenched in so many grandiose philosophical concepts in such subtle ways that I can’t truly give a definitive opinion on it until I watch it again at least once or twice. I don’t think I’ve watched a film that can offer so many interesting ideas and aphorisms that it interconnects surprisingly well into its main plot. In…