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  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always

    Never Rarely Sometimes Always


    A naturalistic, patient and sensitive film, Eliza Hittman’s Never Rarely Sometimes Always provides essential commentary on timely, controversial topics: abortion access and ones control over their own body.

    Sometimes tough to watch but ultimately real & beautiful, Hittman’s latest is a look at the bravery of a young teen, Autumn, who is confronted by conservative legislation that prevents her from receiving an abortion. It’s incredibly tough to see these merciless medical professionals ignore the health & feelings of their patient to instead talk…

  • Possessor



    Brandon Cronenberg’s mind-bending second feature, Possessor, is a singular work of art made up of striking practical effects and insane performances from some of the industry's most underappreciated actors. Inspired by some of genre filmmaking’s greatest—Argento, Lynch and David Cronenberg—this ultra stylized smorgasboard of guts, gore & neon will leave some basking in its glory whilst others are annoyed. You must brace yourself for this blood-soaked and unrelentingly bonkers film.

    Possessor follows Tasya Vos, played brilliantly by Andrea Riserbough, a unique…

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  • La Belle Noiseuse

    La Belle Noiseuse


    Jacques Rivette's magnum opus, La Belle Noiseuse, paints a unique portrait of the creative process; one in which an artist uses and manipulates the human body in an effort to grasp the truth. The film moves at a spellbinding and seductive rhythm, dissecting the relationship between artist & muse in a singular, sensual manner. Even at 4 hours, it never feels lethargic; instead, the long running time allows for Rivette to methodically deliver a real evolution of his characters. 

    Everything from…

  • Taste of Cherry

    Taste of Cherry


    Allow yourself to be swept up by Abbas Kiarostami's languid, mesmerizing drama and get rewarded with one of the most emotionally complex portrayals of life's biggest questions. 

    In Taste of Cherry, us as a viewer are almost inseparable from the confines of a vehicle. We feel closed-off from the world, mimicking our main character's feelings of loneliness and his desire to end his life. Kiarostami forces us to closely observe three conversations Mr. Badii has as he attempts to find someone…

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  • The Two Popes

    The Two Popes


    Two Popes, chillin in a hot tub, five feet apart cause they’re not gay.




    To quote my hero Erica Albright from The Social Network:

    “You are probably going to be a very successful computer person. But you're going to go through life thinking that girls don't like you because you're a nerd. And I want you to know, from the bottom of my heart, that that won't be true. It'll be because you're an asshole.”