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  • A Parks and Recreation Special

    A Parks and Recreation Special

    ★★★★

    Even though I finished Parks and Recreation for the first time just a couple of weeks ago, I already miss it. This special was announced while I was finishing up season 7 so the timing couldn't have been more perfect. This special was amazing (I especially loved seeing Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe since I REALLY missed them in Season 6 and 7), and just what the world needs right now. Relevant and important without getting (too much) in the…

  • Unbelievable

    Unbelievable

    ★★★★½

    "That was the the hardest part of this whole thing. Waking up feeling hopeless and thinking things like, well, if the world is this bad do I even want to be in it, you know?"

    Somber, dreary, mature, and dark but ultimately redemptive and heart achingly emotional. Wielding a trio of god-tier performances, addictive dialogue (Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Chabon worked on it, amongst others), a gripping atmosphere and a storyline so unflinchingly authentic, Netflix presents us one of the finest procedural detective drama's in recent memories. Unbelievable is shockingly good, and a must-watch.

    Added to: Movies That Made Me Cry

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★½

    Let the unfollows and disagreement comments commence...

    What a massive, painful, crushing disappointment. I don't want to write a review so I'm just going to keep this short. Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi is more original and daring than J.J Abrams' previous Star Wars entry, Mark Hamill is great and there are some truly solid moments I won't spoil. But that's about where the positives end for me, and the myriad of disjointed, contrived and utterly stupid plot-holes and story-developments…

  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    ★★★★★

    If you want to go into this experience cold, I recommend you not to read this.

    For the longest time I wondered what the fuss was about with David Lynch's 2001 so-called "masterpiece" Mulholland Drive. BBC and Cahiers Du Cinema voted it as the greatest film of the last 18 years and the love for it seemed endless. After some soul-searching and trying to acquire the motivation and right mindset to give it another shot . . . I said…