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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★½

    A review of this film is almost as impossible as the task of making it. It would be even harder to do without mentioning spoilers so you've been warned. Spoilers ahead!

    This isn't as simple as a standalone film. Nor is it really just a sequel. It’s also part one of a two part story. This film is the culmination of 10 years of work produced by what is essentially an army of artists over eighteen different movies. It's a…

  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ★★★★

    Spielberg is... ...back? Well, kind of. We all know that Spielberg is unquestionably one of the greatest directors of all time. For almost three decades he delivered incredibly high quality films with very few missteps. That said, I think many might also agree that lately he hasn't been the hit machine that we once believed him to be. Since probably 2005 the magic of old has been a bit lacking. We all know Indy 4 was an offense to cinema…

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★½

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

    I guess this is my Moonlight of 2017 because much like my problems with that film last year, I just did not get this film either. While the main character of Elio in this film is a far better and more well developed character than Chiron was in Moonlight, the overarching romance of this film just did not work for me for a number of reasons.

    The age difference (while not the whole thing) was certainly part of my problem…

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    A Streetcar Named Desire

    ★★★★★

    Um... ... ...Wow. I don't know what I can add to all the things that have been said about this film but it's too good not to join in the admiration. All I'll say is that this is the definition of a five star film in my book. The many themes, motifs and symbolism running through this film is staggering. From masculinity, sex, dependence, mortality, melodrama vs. realism in acting, society and class, vanity, america, fantasy vs reality, etc.

    This…