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  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★½

    Joaquin Phoenix lives in this character that is a mixed bag of anxiety and rage. The sound design and cinematography emphasize him living in a world of things from past and present that he'd rather not see can't drown out.

  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Crazy Rich Asians

    ★★★

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

    The airplane proposal scene was lame. Billy Idol wasn’t even there.

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  • The Glass Castle

    The Glass Castle

    ★★★★

    I might be biased because I love the memoir this film is based on, but this is pretty much a perfect adaptation of an incredible story. It packs all the emotional weight of its source material and is perfectly cast, especially in terms of the child actors.

  • It

    It

    ★★★★

    A damn good adaptation of Stephen King's incredible novel. I'm a huge fan of the novel, but from the reactions the crowd gave this film I think even non-readers will love it. It's an extremely solid scary movie; one that makes being scared a fun experience. 


    When I say "reactions"  I don't mean people saying they liked it in the lobby afterwards (although there was plenty of that as well), but peoples' reactions during the movie. The film nails its…