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  • The White Helmets

    The White Helmets

    ★★★★

    This is a beautiful portrayal of the incredible team of volunteers in Syria outing their lives on the line to help others.

    In the midst of all this chaos, a little bit of good can be found and this is a powerful statement.

  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    ★★★★½

    I absolutely LOVE the Coen brothers' dark style of comedy. Buster Scruggs is certainly no disappointment.

    While some segments are better than others, Buster Scruggs was probably my favorite with the Liam Neeson one being my least favorite, as a whole this anthology *really* works.

    I can't help but laugh at the absurdity. This is one of the most fun films I've seen all year.

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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…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    Find yourself a movie, I don't care what it is, that moves you to the point of tears, that shakes your emotional core, a movie that you never tire of seeing despite how many times you've watched it.

    La La Land invigorates me. It breaks me. It inspires me, and it encourages me.

    Words cannot possible describe the emotions I experience watching the whole movie (but in particular the epilogue). The scene of them dancing against a backdrop of lights…