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  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    ★★★★

    “Love is at the root of everything, all learning, all relationships. Love — or the lack of it.” 


    Oof.

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★½

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

    You know what I kinda hated the first time and still hate? That Thanos only succeeds ultimately because Quill can’t keep his emotions in check. Which I get - there’s scene after scene in this movie of people doing what their heart commands instead of their heads. But come on. He’s a lovable doofus who now has the blood of half the universe on his hands. 


    You know, if he still had hands.

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  • Sing Street

    Sing Street

    ★★★★★

    Everyone is going to get so sick of me talking about this movie.

  • Before Sunset

    Before Sunset

    ★★★★★

    Forget finally confronting "Upstream Color," or the eventual Sacred Cow conversation about "2001"... Having completed my "Before Sunrise/Sunset" homework, I can't imagine anything more daunting than seeing and discussing "Midnight." I find I'm utterly incapable of talking about these films in a rational, analytical way. Remember Ebert's joyous opening to his "Almost Famous" review?

    Oh, what a lovely film. I was almost hugging myself while I watched it.

    That's me with "Sunrise/Sunset", except instead of an impulse to hug myself,…