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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★★

    “David Lowery’s beautiful exploration of love and loss is a visual experience that wholeheartedly portrays the magnitude of existence. It’s a film that easily could’ve come off as outlandish—Rooney Mara eats a pie for 5 minutes straight and Casey Affleck walks around in a bed sheet for almost the entire film—but in reality, it’s a poetic and minimalist drama crafted with such delicacy. Lowery masterfully captures the profound nihility and complexity of death, and the eternally tedious life of a…

  • Waves

    Waves

    ★★★★★

    This won’t be a traditional review for the film, rather, it’s a thank you letter to the incredibly inspiring filmmaker behind it, Trey Edward Shults. I know he’ll never see this and I know Letterboxd isn’t the best place for this, but I have to get everything off my chest. Sometimes a film just absolutely hits you on a personal note and that’s the case with Waves.

    Thank You, Trey

    Thank you for making this beautiful work of art that…

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  • The Last Thing He Wanted

    The Last Thing He Wanted

    ★½

    Oh my, Dee Rees, what happened??

    The Last Thing He Wanted is a half-baked political thriller that’s a giant misstep in Dee Rees’ impressive career thus far. It’s obvious she thrives when making culturally significant & personal stories like Mudbound and Pariah. But this lifeless film is far from that, being an incoherent mess that left me lost in the madness of its messy narrative. Not even an all-star cast with the likes of Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck and Willem Dafoe could save this utterly frustrating failure. I have no doubt Dee will come back with a banger next time around, but my god was this an incomprehensible bore.

  • The Matrix

    The Matrix

    ★★★★½

    To think I dismissed this as a dumb filmbro movie when I was younger to now realize it actually goes so fucking hard... the stupidity shows.

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