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  • Stories We Tell

    Stories We Tell

    ★★★★½

    Loved this.

  • Horse Girl

    Horse Girl

    ★★

    Started out promising, and Alison is good, but devolves into meaningless, non-gratifying nonsense.

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  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    ★★★★★

    This dark, vivid, and arrestingly beautiful fairy tale is a worthy successor to Pan’s Labyrinth and a powerful reaffirmation of visionary director Guillermo del Toro’s status as one of the greatest filmmakers of his generation. Brought to life by a truly magnificent cast of character actors (including Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, and Michael Stuhlbarg), all at the top of their game and each of whom should contend in the acting races this awards season,…

  • Hustlers

    Hustlers

    ★★★★★

    If this were a film about men and directed by a man, it would be dominating the Best Picture conversation. Lorene proving yet again that she has absolutely got the goods.