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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    The student cinema that I in part oversee at the UofL campus was really fortunate to be able to get this movie so soon after the oscars. Our distributor said it was a close call to not having the license available until later due to the wider theatrical re-releases and I wasn’t planning on seeing it again last night but I heard that the turnout was really solid. I wanted to be there for that experience since our theater rarely…

  • Sonic the Hedgehog

    Sonic the Hedgehog

    ★★★

    Honestly wasn’t that bad. Slightly worse than Detective Pickachu in my opinion. The bar is set so low for video game adaptations and this one definitely cleared the bare minimum that it has to for me to say it’s fine. 

    The tone is very light and it’s just a fun family adventure movie that never deviated too far into a territory of humor so juvenile that it became unbearable. Essentially what I’m trying to say is that if you’re a…

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  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★★

    “Remember, what makes you different is what makes you Spider-Man.” 

    It is crazy to me that we’re in a year where Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War came out and this Sony animated film is the best superhero movie I’ve seen in 2018. It’s difficult to collect my rambling thoughts about how much I loved this film so this review won’t be very analytical. 

    Everything about this movie was so fresh, beautiful, and fun. The story was suprisingly mature for…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    “Anybody accidentally kills anybody in a fight, they go to jail. It’s called manslaughter.” 

    Tarantino has done it again. Every component from cinematography, lighting, soundtrack, direction, editing, writing, pacing, tone, and especially the acting is totally phenomenal. This was my first time seeing a Tarantino film in theaters and that was such a lovely experience. Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt should really just get a joint Oscar for this one, their chemistry is perfect and each of them is so…