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  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★★½

    Everything in this movie is good. But I don’t think I’d call any of it great.

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★

    We are blessed to live in the same era as Daniel Day Lewis.

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  • High School Musical 3: Senior Year

    High School Musical 3: Senior Year

    ★★★★½

    Move over Before Midnight and Return of the King. This is the greatest to conclusion to filmic trilogy that I have ever witnessed. While it may not defy convention like its predecessors (and for that I must deduct 1/2 star), it does present complex characters and morally grey themes. High School Musical 3 is here to ask hard questions, not to answer them.

    Here we witness the end of Ryan's character arc. It turns out he's strait. While many viewers…

  • Repulsion

    Repulsion

    ★★

    Let me begin by saying the filmmaking in this is amazing. Everything from cinematography to sound mixing is impeccable. 

    The story, on the other hand, is a different matter. It seemed like for every one step forward there were two steps back. Anytime there was an interesting or tense scene, it would end after 10-20 seconds. 

    I just wanted the movie to end and not in a "I'm so scared I can't take it" sort of fashion. 

    That being said. This feels like the type of movie I will rewatch some years down the line and end up loving. I just don't love it right now.