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  • A Quiet Passion

    A Quiet Passion

    ★★★★

    "Hymns have nothing to do with music" - may be my favorite line I've heard all year in a film.

    A QUIET PASSION tells the story of Emily Dickinson in bold, hilarious fashion that wonderfully highlights both her eccentric nature and her intimate connection to poetry.

    Terrence Davies is a criminally underrated director - a filmmaker I need to see more of myself honestly - but this film is one of the best I've seen so far in 2017. The…

  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas

    ★★★★½

    The "walk home from school" scene is subtly one of my favorite scenes of all-time, and the conversation that takes place right after is equal parts beautiful and poignant.

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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.