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  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★★

    Get Out is a relief.

    Yes its a political film but not in the over-the-top, "we've seen this before" kind of way. I was so scared it would fall into a cliché like that but it didn't.

    Get Out is one of the most original films I've seen in a long time. Its intense, wildly funny, and says some really good things to think about.

    One of the years best!

  • Song to Song

    Song to Song

    ★★★★½

    Terrence Malick for a new generation.

    What better way to connect to a new audience than through music? Song to Song is deep (as usual with a Malick film) but I see its purpose as a way to connect to a younger audience.

    Malick explores themes of self-discovery, security, new love, and learning from mistakes. All of these things more applicable to an audience younger than some of his other films. Rooney Mara's character is the centerpiece of all of…

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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★½

    My first though of Ex Machina was how much it reminded me of one of my all time favorite movies Her. Both Her and Ex Machina share similar themes. They deal with human interaction and love and have similar viewpoints of the world.

    Anyways, while not as masterful and touching as Her, Ex Machina still manages to tell an interesting and gripping story. I didn't expect it to be as strange and suspenseful as it was.

    Oscar Isaac is one…

  • Crimson Peak

    Crimson Peak

    ★★★★

    Jessica freaking Chastain.

    This movie just confirms that she is my favorite actress and is one of the most versatile actresses in Hollywood today. Her crazy and haunting character, Lady Lucille, is truly the star of Crimson Peak.

    Anyways, despite what your first impression may be, this isn't exactly a scary movie. It's more period drama with a disturbing twist. It will still offer some scares and definitely a disturbing story, but don't expect a screamer.

    It follows the story…