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  • Hoop Dreams

    Hoop Dreams


    That's why when somebody say, "when you get to the NBA, don't forget about me", and that stuff. Well, I should've said to them, "if I don't make it, don't you forget about me."

    Such a powerful look at the importance of dreams as well as the delicacy of being young. Also tells the tragic tale of genrational poverty in a way that can only be told by real life stories.

  • The Predator

    The Predator


    It’s not a good film but I had a ton of fun.

    Throughout the film there’s this ragtag group of supporting characters who call themselves “group 2”. The dialogue and performances around these characters were so much fun and I would’ve been completely satisfied watching an entire film about them killing aliens. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world and I had to deal with plenty of other characters and side plots I didn’t care for but “group 2”…

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  • About Time

    About Time


    I keep watching this film trying to find out exactly why I love it some much and I think I've finally figured it out. Sort of.

    To start this film has so much character and style but just enough that it's not Wes Andersen over the top stylish; which is something I really am fascinated with. Outside looking in this film appears to just be a simple romcom with soft sci-fi mixed in but it's so much more then that.…

  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?



    Speaks perfectly to America today and the hope for tomorrow.