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  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    ★★★½

    An enjoyable movie with a really interesting story. Nothing that blew me away, but it was still pretty solid.

  • Brick

    Brick

    ★★★★

    Someone described this to me as “a film noir set in a high school.” I didn’t realize they meant this is actually a literal film noir. I couldn’t believe how much they just went for it in this movie. It felt like watching the Maltese Falcon set in a high school. Such a fun time, and the story had enough mystery and suspense to keep me interested till the end. Good stuff.

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  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★

    A good superhero movie with a lot to say but also a lot of heart. At its worst, it feels like a normal marvel movie, but in its best moments it breaks away from the tropes and becomes something truly unique and powerful.

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★★

    I really enjoyed this. I thought Ehrenreich did a great job capturing the spirit of Han Solo without just being a straight up impersonation. The story was fun and I was surprised by the pace of the movie - a ton of stuff happens in this. But it never really felt rushed or like they crammed in too much. 

    My one complaint is that I feel like they could have spent less time trying to connect so many things to…