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  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    ★★★★

    Josh Hamilton has a Michael Stuhlbarg moment there, by the fire with his daughter Kayla, played by Elsie Fisher, whom is having a breakout performance of the year.

  • The Rider

    The Rider

    ★★★★

    A beautifully understated cousin of The Wrestler.
    Great cinematography, shot in the badlands of South Dakota.

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  • American Honey

    American Honey

    ★★★★½

    The best coming of age / road movie ever? It's up there. Sasha Lane is a force of nature. Probably the best performance by Shia LaBeouf as well. Eclectic soundtrack too, mixing the Boss Suicide cover 'Dream Baby Dream' with Mazzy Stars 'Fade Into You' with Rihanna, ILoveMakonnen and wasn't that scene towards the end an homage to the classic bus scene from 'Almost Famous'?

  • Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You

    ★★★

    First of all: It's so weird to see my old VSCO office in a movie.

    Had pretty high hopes for this one, and first half started out so good/promising, to lose the plot in the second half. Some genuinely cringe-worthy scenes (rap scene especially). It's worth the watch because it's something entirely different from pretty much everything else.

    Shout out to Angelika though for always putting out the most interesting movies. Next two coming weeks releases include Eighth Grade, Blindspotting, McQueen and Generation Wealth.