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  • Knight of Cups

    Knight of Cups

    ★★★★★

    Terry Malick knows that half of those who
    view this film will dismiss it as artless drivel,
    yet he fearlessly continues his quest of deconstructing
    the narrative, and deconstructing, and deconstructing,
    until we're left with tone poems of the grandest sort,
    masterfully shot and editing to flow
    most perfectly from beginning frame to end.

    You've got balls, Terrence; people tend to be wary
    of works that expand the visual art form
    (obviously unknowing that this expansion is taking place)
    because…

  • Song to Song

    Song to Song

    ★★★★★

    I believe the reason why Terrence Malick's aggressive cutting and fracturing of his footage -- the self-destructive, almost imploding nature of his editing process -- neutralizes his narratives and consequentially makes them feel so complete (as opposed to traditional narratives), is because of the way in which our minds perceive, dissolve and rebuild experience through memory; our lives, some so deeply incomplete and yet still the most generally complete notion that we're capable of considering, are but fragments and deconstructions…

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  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★★★

    you heard the rumor, right?

  • Blockers

    Blockers

    ★★★★

    have you guys seen Inferno

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  • Enter the Void

    Enter the Void

    ★★★★½

    A very light romantic comedy.
    Good for a first date.

  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★★★½

    A film made the way in which cinema is meant to be seen: so that the asshole sitting next to you, scarfing down popcorn like a rabid squirrel, actually feels like an asshole, in addition to merely being one.