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  • Long Day's Journey Into Night

    Long Day's Journey Into Night

    ★★★★★

    I've never had the strongest urge to cry over a just finished movie as much as I did on Long Day's Journey Into Night. I wouldn't pretend to get get the movie, but I did? It was like drifting in a fitful sleep. It moves seamlessly through time, through neon lights and the littlest background noises that permeates the already hazy setting. I would kill to see the much talked about 50-minute long take on 3D cinema, it was nothing…

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★

    Adele Haenel held my hands and caressed my hair for a solid two hours and never let go. Portrait of a Lady on Fire was slow and silent (literally, it was bare of score), yet fiery and intense at the same time. It carries the timelessness of unconditional love, how brazen and political it is for delving into a plot that can go wrong any minute - that could have fetishized either Heloise or Marianne. Celine Sciamma had so tenderly…

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    I can't even begin to tell you how many times I have imagined this movie to turn out. I have read the book beginning of this year, the buzz was already starting, Luca Guadagnino is working on an adaptation starring Chalamet and Hammer. I have dreamt of lazy Italian afternoons and tennis, of Monet's berm, of soaking in the sun in between reading and piano clips. How would Timothée give justice to the difficult and multi-layered persona that is Elio…

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

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    I know you love him and all but please don’t ever feed Daniel Day-Lewis poison mushrooms again or I’ll come for you.