Emiliana Quiceno ✱

Emiliana Quiceno ✱

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★★½

    First and foremost, everyone that sat through four hours of this film without taking a single break deserves a round of applause. 

    At last, the exaltation of writing has finally triumphed over showy graphics. After sitting through the utterly boring Justice League, my expectations for this film were dismally low. The main point of contention for me was how hastily the audience was catapulted into a cat-and-mouse dynamic between good and evil without an ounce of exposition. With every formulaic showdown,…

  • Saint Maud

    Saint Maud

    #1 piece of advice: always avoid a neurotic white woman with a middle part. There’s a solid chance that she’ll start levitating (@ Hereditary and Suspiria- the list goes on and on).

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  • Promising Young Woman

    Promising Young Woman

    ★★★★

    “You should be the one with her name all over you”.

    This is the first film I’ve seen in theaters in a while and it wholly surpassed my expectations. Promising Young Woman isn’t really the type of film to gloss over- it prides itself on its ability to bare it all. I thought I was going to plunge headfirst into a miscellany of dark comedy and thriller aspects but the latter was somewhat diluted. The prelude leads you to believe that…

  • Batman

    Batman

    ★★★★

    You wanna get nuts? Let’s get nuts!” 

    This is the batman that America deserves- a suspiciously tranquil Michael Keaton that is unable to move his neck because his suit is far too stiff. With one swift and valiant turn to check if danger is on his heels, you can tell that Keaton sacrificed something as essential as comfort for the role. 

    The excellence that this movie emanates only grows as soon as Jack Nicholson’s Joker graces the screen. His Joker…