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  • Free Solo

    Free Solo

    ★★★½

    An incredible look not only at an astounding achievement but also the prioritization, goal-setting, and ways of thinking of a person who would do such a thing. The relationship drama here is some of the best I've ever seen in a documentary.

    Also takes a very interesting look at how observing an event inherently affects it, seeing how the documentary crew's mere presence has such a great a impact on the outcome of a mentally strenuous activity.

  • Glass

    Glass

    ★★

    It takes some of the best and worst aspects of each previous movie in the series, mixes in some baffling plot choices, and melds it all together into something incredibly mediocre.

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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…