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current favorites (these can change weekly)

Favorite films

  • Diary of a Mad Housewife
  • Showgirls
  • Love with the Proper Stranger
  • A Tale of Winter

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  • Vamps

    ★★★★

  • The Flowers of St. Francis

  • Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

  • Shanghai Blues

    ★★★★½

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  • Spanglish

    Spanglish

    ★★★★★

    really didn’t expect that Brooks, or any other white American director, for that matter, could accomplish something this nuanced, this human about immigrant identity (and I’m being slightly generous here, I know; Paz Vega is no Mexican, lol), love, and family. so much of this is built over apologies, words unsaid, things misunderstood, that those moments of understanding, genuine love and tenderness register as all the more transitory, destined to expire almost as soon as we’ve witnessed them. but it’s…

  • Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle

    Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle

    ★★★★

    friendship as a state of flux, constant interrogation and reinvention. as rare and easy to miss as the blue hour.