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  • Short Term 12

    Short Term 12

    ★★★★

    Quiet, sincere, and rather wonderful. I'm enjoying films lately about people being people.

  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    ★★★★★

    For not seeing this before now, I have no excuse. Amazing, powerful, beautiful, depressing. Daniel Day Lewis is a powerhouse.

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  • Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

    Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

    ★★

    I'm interested in the minimalist movement, if we can call it that. This movie, however, was mostly about rich white guys whining about a "void" left unfulfilled by all the shit they had. A dozen scenes with one of them saying "I'm a hugger" was about eleven too many. It's too bad this didn't have more interesting content. Maybe just let Sam Harris talk the whole time.

  • Blood Father

    Blood Father

    ★★★★

    Loved it. Mel Gibson, despite his failings, is a helluva an actor.