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  • Love, Simon

    Love, Simon

    ★★★½

    Love, Simon simply reinforces the fact that 2018 was the year of the romantic comedies. With Crazy Rich Asians, To All the Boys I've Loved Before, and now this we get very different types of romantic comedies which at the same time happen to have that 80's John Hughes feel to them. What makes Love, Simon stand out of course is the fact that the lead character is gay. Besides that there is nothing fresh about the movie, but it…

  • Private Life

    Private Life

    ★★★

    Tamara Jenkins' latest film focuses on a couple in their 40's exhausting all the available resources to have children. It has clearly taken a toll on their relationship and they are now in their last attempts of using assisted reproduction. Despite the seriousness of its topic, the film has some really funny moments which ring true thanks to Jenkins' well executed screenplay. The performances from Paul Giamatti and Kathryn Harn also take this to another level, but ultimately I couldn't…

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  • The Hunt

    The Hunt

    ★★★★½

    "Look into my eyes. Look me in the eyes. What do you see? Do you see anything? Nothing. There's nothing. There's nothing. You leave me alone now."

    Danish director, Thomas Vinterberg (The Celebration), delivers a powerful and emotionally draining drama that will leave audiences hooked and feeling enraged for what Mads Mikelssen's character goes through in his closely-knit community. It's a film that will resonate with you and stay on your mind long after it's over. Building on Mikelssen's powerful…

  • Good Will Hunting

    Good Will Hunting

    ★★★★★

    “I'd ask you about love, you'd probably quote me a sonnet. But you've never looked at a woman and been totally vulnerable. Known someone that could level you with her eyes, feeling like God put an angel on earth just for you.”

    The scene where Robin Williams’ Sean Maguire sits on a park bench with Matt Damon’s Will Hunting to have their little shrink session about life, love, and identity is perhaps my favorite cinematic moment ever. More than a…