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  • Shirkers

    Shirkers

    ★★★★★

    “I know it’s terrible to feel a twinge of joy at someone else’s misfortune. But hearing this made me feel less alone.”

    Sandi Tan will always be the magical kid she insists she stopped being when her livelihood was ripped from beneath her rose-tinted glasses. It takes not only a strong person to overcome the kind of pain Georges inflicted on Sandi and her friends, but someone who feels genuine, unbridled affection for their work. Someone who must create in…

  • The Exorcism of Emily Rose

    The Exorcism of Emily Rose

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  • mother!

    mother!

    ½

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

    It’s necessary to preface this with the fact that I am (or, was) a huge Aronofsky fan. He’s ingenious, and sophisticated and he has this distinct style to his films. Plus, his symbolism and metaphors have always struck a perfectly balanced note in the past. Having loved Black Swan and The Fountain, I’ve been super stoked for mother!. It all seemed right: the concept, the cast, the posters. Everything. The spectacle leading up to its various premieres added to my…

  • Maudie

    Maudie

    ★★★★

    I came home from this movie, tears still streaming down my face, declaring it the best film I've ever seen. My mother goes, "why is it that whenever you watch something about old women that no one's ever heard of, you say it's the best movie ever?" And I feel like that pretty much sums up my taste. I get that this movie is imperfect, and I could've done without the focus on Everett, but Maud's story is divine and…