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  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    ★★★★½

    We watch misfortune strike this family and Stephen almost doesn’t know what to make of it all. Something that Lanthimos nods to is his recent film ‘The Lobster,’ where dialogue and normal human reaction is made to appear desolate. His characters are so very modern but there is a certain way of speech that will transport us deeper into the film, but will also bother us. In many instances, people would not react the way that these characters act. It…

  • Last Flag Flying

    Last Flag Flying

    ★★★

    We can always count on Richard Linklater to project the sincerity of human conversation onto the big screen for the world to marvel at. His unrested love for his characters is truly moving, and he manages to do it again in his latest film, ‘Last Flag Flying.’ Set in 2003, the film follows three aging Vietnam-era Navy vets as they embark on a sentimental roadtrip across states accompanying one to bury his son after being killed overseas. Supplemented with ideas…

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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★½

    A spectacle of mass visuals. Truly one of Villenueve's best! If you have the chance to see this on IMAX, do so! The score and cinematography were really the highlights to me.

  • Raw

    Raw

    ★★★½

    Julia Ducournau’s Raw will not cater to your expectations of a moral compass. This French-Belgian horror drama is a delicious plate of obscurity and tantalized adolescence. It lives up to its ambiguity through a grisly coming-of-age tale. Raised as a strict vegetarian all her life, Justine (Garance Marillier) undergoes intense hazing as a first year rookie in a vet school her older sister also attends, and where her parents met long ago. As part of the initiation rituals, the new…