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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★★★★

    “We’ll go to the stadium, and punch a hole through the roof.”
    “Actually, Wembley doesn’t have a roof.”
    “Then we’ll punch a hole through the sky.”

    To me, the heart of what this movie stands for is right there in the tagline: fearless lives forever. This movie doesn’t aim to spell out every minute detail in the story of Queen or provide a “dark and gritty look” at Freddie’s personal life; it’s a joyful celebration of Freddie’s individuality and the…

  • Velvet Goldmine

    Velvet Goldmine

    ★★★★★

    For my latest review of Velvet Goldmine, I want to share one of Haynes' comments from the end of the Blu-ray commentary track that really stuck with me and highlights what I love about film in general, and this film in particular:

    "I wanted to make a movie... the kind that I saw when I was a teenager, like performance, that you would watch over and over again, and you'd get stoned and you'd watch it, and you'd get the…

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  • Under the Silver Lake

    Under the Silver Lake

    ★★½

    Andrew Garfield I missed you!!!

  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★★★★

    Copying Juan's random crew member appreciation post idea to recognize cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel! There are some stunning shots in this (I personally love all of the ones with sunlight shining through Brian's beautiful hair!), and it seems that he provided a steady vision on set amidst the directorial drama. Much respect for Rami giving Sigel some shoutouts during the press junket!

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  • On the Basis of Sex

    On the Basis of Sex

    ★★★½

    the armie hammer swedish tax laws monologue in this is the armie hammer apricot etymology monologue of 2018

  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

    The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

    ★½

    no offense but richard e grant and his giant icicle fingers could uhhh get it