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  • Infinity Chamber

    Infinity Chamber

    ★★★½

    Infinity Chamber is a smart sci fi film that does lot with very little. It has two to three characters and essentially two locations. However, within this, it is able to raise interesting questions, and deliver a creative and compelling story.

  • The Bling Ring

    The Bling Ring

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    ***SPOILERS***

    The Bling Ring is a glamorous film. I was completely drawn in by the amazing soundtrack, beautiful imagery, and great performances. As a result, I felt very implicated at the suggestion that America has an obsession with Bonnie and Clyde stories. The film may appear shallow at first, but by being so completely engaging, it is able to powerfully demonstrate the danger of celebrity culture.

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

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    A beautiful, aching love story. It compresses time with Marzia while lingering on time spent with Olivier, demonstrating the true love between them. It captures universal moments of the awkwardness of young love, like being uncomfortable about Olivier's massage, while also demonstrating the societal pressures that made the relationship difficult despite loving parents. The motif of classical statues emphasizes the presence of the male body in this movie, and its conspicuous lack in other films. The human form was…

  • Bridget Jones's Baby

    Bridget Jones's Baby

    ★★★½

    Awkward Renee Zellweger is ridiculously relatable and charming.