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  • Incredibles 2

    Incredibles 2

    ★★★★

    The first two acts of INCREDIBLES 2 I think is as good as any work Pixar has done in the past. It's a compelling film about parenthood and the challenges of parental duality, especially when both parents are trying to establish their identities outside of their family circle. And I love how Brad Bird maneuvers and balances both perspectives of Elastigirl and Mr. Incredible within that idea.

    Matt Singer called this film a documentary in a Letterboxd comment, and while…

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    I'm not sure what to make of HEREDITARY. The only thing I can say for sure is that I do like it. The filmmaking is supreme for a directorial debut. As a horror film, it's extremely effective in creating tension, haunting imagery and dramatic sequences that will linger with you for a long time.

    However, it also feels like two different movies that seemingly have little connective tissue for me. As an allegory on grief and survivor's guilt, it's astoundingly…

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler

    ★★★★½

    This is the Jake Gyllenhaal show. Or you could argue that it's the Louis Bloom show because Gyllenhaal just disappears. His performance is absolutely unreal and is arguably the best of his career. Louis is creepy, disturbing but also incredibly compelling from beginning to end.

    Dan Gilroy's direction is immaculate. Incredible pacing, fantastic sound design and the cinematography is maybe the best I've seen all year. Robert Elswit is great utilizing LA's night light's, neon blares and illumination that almost…

  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    ★★★★½

    You should see this movie. Like this weekend.