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  • Heat

    ★★★★★

  • Tobacco Road

    ★★★

  • The Piano

    ★★★★★

  • The World Moves On

    ★★½

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  • The Black Phone

    The Black Phone

    ★★½

    Works in moments rather than the whole, and takes a bit too long to really get going. The kids are great, but I also can't help but feel like it finds itself stalling before we actually get a sense of the Grabber himself, especially with most of the scenes which take place at the school being terribly boring. Even then, once the Grabber enters the picture, we're also left with an incredibly hammy performance from Ethan Hawke, but it's a…

  • Four Sons

    Four Sons

    ★★★★

    Another hit from the great John Ford, though I think you could also make a case for this maybe being among his best silent films because of the humanism that we tend to associate with many of Ford's later efforts finding itself at their creative peak. As many reviews have pointed out, Four Sons finds itself very greatly indebted to F. W. Murnau (especially Sunrise), but Ford still has more than enough at hand in order to make this his…

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