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  • Rosetta

    Rosetta

    ★★★★★

    A devastating parable of humility, entering into the world of the marginalized and forgotten.

  • Mouchette

    Mouchette

    ★★★★½

    Just heartbreaking, especially in light of this week's news stories about women being abused and mistreated by powerful men. Fifty years later, it's a tragedy that MOUCHETTE would feel so timely.

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    Every time I've watched this movie, my wife and I have had a wonderful conversation afterward about love, vocation, and commitment. It's the same themes and ideas every time--even the same conflicts or quibbles about characters and the meaning of the ending--but, in its own lovely way, it still feels fresh and restorative.

    This is a good film.

  • The Red Shoes

    The Red Shoes

    ★★★★★

    Ballet is an art form I've rarely enjoyed and can only appreciate as an outsider to the craft. Yet this...this is pure cinema. Simply fantastic. This was my first viewing of The Red Shoes. It won't be the last.