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  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

    The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

    ★★★½

    “Time waits for no one.”

    I’ve heard nothing but good things about Mamoru Hosoda’s “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time” ever since I looked up. Hearing all the high praise made me excited to see it and well...it’s pretty good. 

    The first twenty or so minute felt very basic to me, but then Makoto learns something about a close friend of hers that changes the tone of the film pretty drastically, I’d say. It’s safe to assume many people have…

  • True Stories

    True Stories

    ★★★½

    “ I have something to say about the difference between American and European cities. But I've forgotten what it is. I have it written down at home somewhere.”

    An endearing and strange film, directed by the lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads, True Stories is this weird slice of life film that follows these eccentric citizens in a fantasy like Texas. That’s it. 

    There’s not much plot to this film, but in the end…

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★

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

    It seems so strange that a Star Wars movie is this divided. The issue I had with “The Force Awakens” was how much it retreaded old ground and banked on nostalgia, BUT it did set up questions to be expanded upon in the next film. This film. 

    This entire movie was a slap to the face of anyone invested in the new saga, and anyone expecting any closure for any of the questions they had from the previous entry. The…

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★

    I’ve been burned by too many Marvel movies looking promising and end up being satisfactory. Not Black Panther. I’m going to be honest, I was not expecting much as I didn’t really care about the character, but I am eating my words as I type this. 

    Chadwick Boseman is so damn charismatic and likeable. Same goes for the entire cast really! Jokes made sense in the context of the situation and characters (ahem, Last Jedi). And Killmonger is my favorite…