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  • Nocturnal Animals

    Nocturnal Animals

    ★★★★

    Alrighty, so after reading others' thoughts on the film, I realize that this is one of those movies I like for many of the reasons other people do Not. 
    I agree with comparisons I read to AHS in some ways because I am pretty certain that (unlike A Single Man) this is much more playful. If you removed the first scene it would play as an overwrought tragedy, but it has its opening that makes it clear from the beginning…

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★½

    mixed met·a·phor
    ˈˌmiks(t) ˈmedəfər
    noun
    a combination of two or more incompatible metaphors, which produces a ridiculous effect (e.g., this tower of strength will forge ahead ).

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  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    ★★★★★

    How has it taken me this long to watch this masterpiece? This is gold, and is a perfect look at society when confronted with itself. Every Juror has his problems, and each is just as pained as the next. Sidney Lumet is a genius, able to shoot plain dialogue and make it thrilling. I've known the ending, considering it is quite evident what will happen from the beginning, but who the hell care? This was damn near perfect, gaining every…

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★★

    Irreverent. That means showing a lack of respect for people or things that are taken seriously. It is not a definition typically considered good or kind, but that is the only word that I can think of to describe The Grand Budapest Hotel, one of the best movies I have seen all year. Look at one scene in particular, when a man is running for his life. You are sitting on the edge of your seat, but not for fear…