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  • The Irishman
  • Hale County This Morning, This Evening
  • Song to Song
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  • The Green Knight

    ★★★★

  • Home Movies Gaza

    ★★½

  • Candy

    ★★★½

  • The Underground Railroad

    ★★★★

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  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★

    A24 ranked

    Sad to say that it's been a few months since I've sat down and watched an entire movie, the longest I've gone without doing so since I got into films. I just feel like most movies aren't worth my time and energy if I'm not watching them in a theater, honestly. (And I really don't think the pandemic ever waned enough to justify returning to theaters—and it looks like it'll stay that way for a while longer, even…

  • Home Movies Gaza

    Home Movies Gaza

    ★★½

    The concept of a collection of Gazan home movies has potential to be stirring and profound. Unfortunately, this isn't that. It comes off as too avant-garde and artificial to present much of any meaning. The sum of its parts just don't add up to as much as you'd anticipate.

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  • Ham on Rye

    Ham on Rye

    ★★★½

    A really fun time. Maybe too fun for its own good.

    The first act resembled a modernized mixture of Virgin Suicides and Dazed and Confused, but that feeling's abruptly lost after a turning point that I still don't fully understand. And its characterizations are too faint to make its breezy omniscience work as well as it does in something like Dazed and Confused.

    But still, a really fun time. So many painfully awkwardly funny moments, à la Eighth Grade. Loved…

  • Tully

    Tully

    ★★★★

    "I'm not afraid of the future."
    "You should be."

    Watching Charlize breakdown over her annoying ass children gave me a whole lot of anxiety and sympathy, neither of which were expected, and reaffirmed my desire to never have children.

    Confidently and impressively directed and edited, with a surprising amount of visual flair. Mackenzie Davis is incredibly charming, a perfect contrast to Theron's raggedness. Oh, and there's an all too brief montage of Cyndi Lauper songs.

    In many ways, this year's…