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  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★★

    Scorsese's Legacy Film, The Irishman, can feel trying and long with it's run time in the outset, but by the end all the mundane mixes with the exciting culminating in a very interesting assessment of life, and the choices we make, from the humble beginning to the tragic end.

    Side Note: The ending is depressing.

  • Honey Boy

    Honey Boy

    ★★★★★

    I'm Calling It Early...
    HONEY 🍯 BOY 👦 IS THE BEST FILM OF 2019!

    Honey Boy is a patient and honest film. From the realness and authenticity in the way Shia LaBeouf plays and writes his father, to the true-to-life complexity of alcoholism. The subject matter never feels poorly handled and the character of James (Ottis's Dad) is anything but two dimensional, especially when tackling the effects of his 'nefarious' actions towards his son. Along with some equally raw performances…

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  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★

    Although, Todd Phillips undercuts Joker at many points by adding unnecessary juvenile jokes that would be found in something like the Hangover, granted I did get a chuckle out of one, or two of them. I still don't think that's enough to really dismiss the film. It's an easy message, yes, and Phillips doesn't deliver it as carefully as possible, which has led it open to much criticism especially here on Letterboxd. However, I feel as though those who wish…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    When is say this is better than Pulp Fiction, not only remember to keep in mind that this is my opinion, but that if it weren't already clear to you, this is high praise!

    I've heard a few people say that the pacing is off, or poke fun at certain edits, or even the plot itself, but I feel as though all of those so called 'flaws', are anything butt. I'd contest that those elements are what make the film…