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  • Smile

    ★★

  • The Good House

    ★½

  • Blonde

  • I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry

    ½

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  • Smile

    Smile

    ★★

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

    horror movies over the years have for the most part gone wise to audiences learning the timings and growing numb to common jump scare tactics, and have adapted to find little tricks to continue to make those scares work. 𝘚𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘦's solution: make it EVEN 𝙇𝙊𝙐𝘿𝙀𝙍. the horror in this film doesn't come from the dread of what will happen, it comes from waiting for the movie to be loud again. which is a type of horror, no judgment here. honestly,…

  • The Good House

    The Good House

    ★½

    the particular type of alcoholism that this film is tackling is an important thing to discuss. and i think there are moments in the back third where the film almost finds its footing. but the first hour of this was pure purgatory for me. everything was so stilted and unnatural (maybe by design, but didn't help how i felt), Sigourney Weaver is giving one of her weaker performances, there's no drive or introspection, there are attempts at clever old people…

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  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★

    last year i genuinely, honest to god went in to this thinking it was the Gerwig one. i did not stay up to date with movie news that much, so i saw "Little Women" and i was like oh shit, it's out already? five minutes in, i suspected something fishy was afoot. so i went out of the theater to check IMDb (sorry letterboxd) and sure enough, i got suckered into watching a PureFlix movie. i'm essentially the Grandma who…

  • The Beatles Anthology

    The Beatles Anthology

    ★★★★★

    after this was over, i felt so empty. yes i've absorbed all this knowledge, but what else is there to gain? is this how Stephen Hawking feels all the time?