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  • 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…

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    ★★★★★

    tim curry is the best thing I’ve ever laid eyes on thank you and goodnight :)

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  • Hotel Artemis

    Hotel Artemis

    ★★★

    2018 is the year of being promised Jeff Goldblum and then getting less than 10 minutes of Jeff screentime, and I am NOT here for it!

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It was definitely interesting to revisit this and notice all of the foreshadowing going on, but despite all of that, the third act still felt rather arbitrary in relation to the rest of the film? Which I guess is an odd sentiment to have given the fact that everything is so obviously leading up the film ending the way it did, but the heart of Hereditary really lies in the character work and family dynamics, not in the weird Paimon cult (sub?)plot.

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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★½

    Molly’s Game had a better wardrobe, and that’s the tea.

  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    ★★★★½

    So I started choking on a piece of popcorn during one of the previews and it turns out that was a very accurate indicator of how emotionally distressing this movie would be. But it was also very darkly humorous and I loved it?