Favorite films

  • 12 Angry Men
  • Spirited Away
  • Alien
  • The Silence of the Lambs

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  • Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★

  • Boyhood

    ★★★★★

  • Lifeboat

    ★★★½

  • The Magnificent Ambersons

    ★★★½

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  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★

    To think this is a romantic film is a valid interpretation, but a superficial one. This film is more complicated than it appears to and it is the main reason why it has been so polarizing. I feel like I’m in the middle ground. On one side I understand the anger, hate, and reprimands this film has received deservedly so. On the other hand, I also get the love and the blissful ignorance.

    The beauty of film, in general, is…

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★★★★

    Yeah, this film was robbed of Best Picture. If it would’ve lost to The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) or Whiplash (2014) or Selma (2014) it would have hurt less. And its not that Birdman (2014) is a bad film (on the contrary), but the one that has a lasting impact in the end is this one. It has been almost eight years since I first watched it and this epic coming-of-age story feels ageless. Even when many of the references thrown…

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  • The Father

    The Father

    ★★★★★

    Wow. Cinema is made for stories to be told the way this one was. A lot of people take for granted the power great editing has in the success of a film. When Oscars nominations were announced on the morning of March 15th, this film got all the nominations it deserved, something I learned after the fact. A Best Director nomination would’ve been well deserved too. The Father is about Anthony, played masterfully by Sir Anthony Hopkins in a career-best…

  • One Night in Miami...

    One Night in Miami...

    ★★★★

    What a debut feature film for director Regina (QUEEN) King. No stranger to playing that role though, since she has many directing credits on the TV side. This debut shows the experience she has acquired throughout the years while playing both in front and behind the camera. I love a director that trusts her cast, trust them enough to let them do the work and know where to put the lens to capture the many moments of talent. Leslies Odom…