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  • Museo

    Museo

    ★★★★½

    This movie is fantastic. So fantastic, actually, I wrote a whole thing about its themes of archaelogy, theft and colonialism for the Brattle. You should read it. And then tell everyone about it (the film....but the article too).

  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    ★★★★

    Opening Night of International Film Festival Boston 2018. Q&A with Bo Burnham and Elsie Fisher.

    Bo Burnham understands better than most what it’s like to be a lonely kid trying to find the joys of online invisibility in the real world, and with Eighth Grade, has taken a sledgehammer to the outdated myth that high school is the worst part of growing up. High school is confusing, sure, but it’s nothing compared to the three year caravan of misery through halls of kids carrying SpongeBob USB drives and horny teens begging for Snapchats.

    Wrote more about this for the Brattle.

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  • Vapors

    Vapors

    Grindr Live

    Can't tell if homophobic but.... interesting. Two gay men talking against a cacophony of oversexed camp.

  • Imitation of Life

    Imitation of Life

    ★★★★★

    ''How do you tell a child that she was born to be hurt?''

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  • Vox Lux

    Vox Lux

    ★★★★½

    We're entering a post-tragedy era and we are not ready for the films it will deliver.

  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★★½

    You know what, most of my favorite musicals fall apart in the second act anyway so why should THIS be any different? I would lay my life for the first hour of this and I can't wait to watch it every time I'm sick, high, bored or all three!