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  • Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You


    I’m not sure what I think about this. There was a lot to enjoy, and some of the filmmaking was really great. The performances were also really great. There were flat out hilarious moments. The main plot... I’m just not sure. I know what Boots Riley is about, and I’m mostly about it too, but I’m not sure this movie is about anything. It felt a bit thin... almost shallow, which is a weird thing to see myself write. There…

  • 13 Days in France

    13 Days in France


    An absolutely beautiful and fascinating film. It’s nice to see that after so many entries, there can still be a total surprise.

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  • Persona



    An unbelievably complex and beautiful film. Full of incredible cinematography and amazing performances. This film completely captivated me; I absolutely loved it.

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  • Letter Never Sent

    Letter Never Sent


    A marvelously gorgeous film that also managed to expose me to a new perspective on this period in the history of the Soviet Union. Unbelievably well made and impressive, I highly recommend this film to anyone who likes looking at incredible things.

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