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  • Revolutionary Road

    Revolutionary Road

    ★★★

    On one hand it’s super preachy, on the nose, and not directed very exceptionally. On the other hand its super honest in ways that most filmmakers refuse to be.

    Add this to that list of movies that makes you want to kill yourself tbh. It’s just so pessimistic about marriage, parenthood, domestication and life in general in ways that can be true, but don’t have to be should an individual choose to view life under a different perspective. Feel like…

  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★★

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

    One of those rare movies where everything just works.


    Spoiler: Garfield him have chubby tummy 😂😂😂

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  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon

    ★★★★★

    "I'm not sorry. And I'll not apologize. And I'd as soon go to Dublin as to hell."

    Every so often a film comes along and completely redefines our expectations of what cinema can be. For me, one of these was Barry Lyndon. In September 2015 I caught it on TCM and was transfixed. Never before had I seen a film crafted with such care and precision. Two viewings and 17 months later, my opinion of it has only improved.

    In…

  • Manchester by the Sea

    Manchester by the Sea

    ★★★★★

    The ultimate ballad of unchanging behavior. Kenneth Lonergan is a genius. Didn't think I could possibly love this more than I did the first time, but I do. Maybe I'm a freak, but somehow, despite it's emotionally gutting subject material, this movie doesn't depress me nor get me down. I don't know why. The extent of its realism just shocks me and puts me in a trance. In fact watching this tonight resolved the uneasy feeling I've had for the last couple of days. The script overflows with empathy. Without hesitation, a masterpiece.