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  • Love Streams
  • I Don't Want to Sleep Alone
  • Close-Up
  • The Fisher King

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  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    ★★★★★

  • 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag

    ★★½

  • Beethoven's 3rd

    ★★

  • Beethoven's 2nd

    ★½

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  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    It's Such a Beautiful Day

    ★★★★★

    As alarming a portrait of aging and time’s passing as Synecdoche, New York and perhaps an even more terrifying glimpse at the loss that comes with it. The loss of our loved ones, the loss of our health and the loss of ourselves. Watched years ago, rewatching now I got sleepy towards the end and definitely need another watch, but Don Hertzfeldt should be in conversation as one of the best contemporary filmmakers. Absolutely singular in his vision and execution.

  • 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag

    8 Heads in a Duffel Bag

    ★★½

    Definitively one of the movies where Joe Pesci plays the role “angry guy”!

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  • Bo Burnham: Inside

    Bo Burnham: Inside

    ★★★★★

    Since distancing himself from YouTube, I’ve had an ever-increasing sense that Bo Burnham no longer finds the comedy parts of his comedy specials funny. Some may argue that that’s the point and that Bo uses comedy solely as a vehicle for the thematics and messaging of his work, but I’d argue that the audience is still supposed to find most of Make Happy and even parts of this funny, even if Bo doesn’t. And for me that’s the biggest failure of…

  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

    The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

    ★★★★★

    I remember when this came out on DVD and my friends and I would replay the speech before the Goofy Goober Rock scene over and over. Without fail, I would get chills every time. I remember trying to explain the sensation to my friend, it might very well be the first time I remember responding in such a way to a movie. In a world filled with people talking down to kids, coming-of-age stories imparting valuable lessons about maturity and…