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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name


    "To make yourself feel nothing, so as not to feel anything- what a waste."

    Call Me By Your Name paints such a brutally honest and devastating portrait of the spark of a relationship that maybe could never last, and how the smoke can still linger from that fire for a long, long time. A gorgeously shot and composed film with an ethereal soundtrack and two amazing lead performances.

    What a beautiful story, it isn’t my favorite film of all time…

  • Wildlife



    “Well, ain’t this a wild life, son?”

    A beautifully composed story about a young boy stuck in the midst of his parents’ strained marriage. Paul Dano proves his strengths behind the camera and Mulligan and Gyllenhaal both bring their A games in this subtle and touching drama. This film really hit me on a personal level in ways I didn’t expect. I’m bummed that I missed out on seeing this one when it was first released. 

    There’s something so heartbreaking…

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  • Cold Pursuit

    Cold Pursuit


    “Nels Coxman, Citizen of the Year. Good for him.”

    From the get go, I expected this to be a conventional, by the numbers Liam Neeson action thriller a la Non Stop or The Commuter. Instead I got a stylish, funny, dark, pulp thriller held together by clever writing, intentionally over the top performances, and surprisingly great cinematography throughout the film. This was like a much much better version of Polar, the Netflix movie from earlier this year. But I must…

  • Pariah



    “I am choosing. Running is not a choice from the breaking. Breaking is freeing, broken is freedom. I am not broken, I am free.”

    Pariah is rightfully praised for its acting, storytelling, and cinematography. A beautiful and heavy story told from a perspective that is sadly often left without a voice in society. 
    Though the struggles of teenage relationships may not be as serious or detrimental in hindsight, there are few things that hurt more as a teenager than finding…

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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…

  • Velvet Buzzsaw

    Velvet Buzzsaw


    “Critique is so limiting and emotionally draining.” 

    To start, I’ll say please do not watch the trailer for this. There are things spoiled in the trailer that I am beyond confused as to why they were included. Elements of this film could’ve worked so much better for me if I hadn’t already seen them weeks ago in a three minute clip that somehow gave away what would happen in like 4 different scenes. 

    Velvet Buzzsaw is strange And I like…