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  • And Then We Danced
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley
  • Hell or High Water
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

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  • Black Widow

    ★★★

  • Cruella

    ★★★★

  • Monsoon

    ★★★½

  • The English Teacher

    ★★★

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  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    ★★★★★

    Me: Not PREPPED
    My Expectations: GRATED
    Script: FULLY BAKED
    Set Design: SERVED
    My Wig: FRIED
    Michael: SKINNED
    Albert: COOKED
    Georgina: MASTER CHEF

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★★★

    Heart? Broken.
    Dream? Made.
    Love? Taken (over by Henry Cavill).
    No, I'm not messing around with you.
    No, no, no.

    The sixth installment to a franchise as a magnum opus? Not possible I'd say. That was until Fallout happened. You don't have to be a lover of the Mission: Impossible franchise to enjoy the fallout from Fallout.
    Tom Cruise is not much of an actor anymore. He plays the same dispirited agent in all of his movies, whether it's in…

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  • Black Widow

    Black Widow

    ★★★

    This was a long build-up just to have the Red Room be a riff off of Sky High! But Team Rachel Weisz!

  • Cruella

    Cruella

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The number of times I laughed before muffling under my breath how much I love Emma Thompson is probably equal to the number of lines she had in Cruella, which feels exactly on par for what any movie with Emma Thompson as a villain should aspire to give its audiences. Iconic villain--the only thing better would be for when Cruella 2 drops and it features the grandmother and . . . you guessed it . . . played by . . . Glenn Close!

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  • Black Mirror: White Bear

    Black Mirror: White Bear

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It's like The Truman Show for criminals

  • Mona Lisa Smile

    Mona Lisa Smile

    ★★★

    Sappy-eyed Maggie Gyllenhaal + rich-bitch Kirsten Dunst feuding over the definition of art means this is a rare early-2000s treasure the Library of Congress needs to preserve so future generations of gay men + divorced women can discuss whether or not Julia Roberts' face can pull off 'hats' or 'chapeaus'.