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  • Faces Places

    Faces Places

    ★★½

    Absolutely stunning cinematography and worthwhile project that's being documented.

    That being said, as a film, there are many flaws. Pacing and organization of ideas made this a slog to get through. Also, this movie is all tell and no show; this could be considered a necessary feature of the documentary approach, but the tone did not coincide with this decision of filmmaking. 

    Overall, this movie is a visual achievement but nothing more. It wishes to represent humanity and artistic vision but instead comes across as heavy handed and contrived. Some scenes were so unbelievably forced, I was cringing. Very disappointing.

  • Heat

    Heat

    ★½

    Aimless, meandering heap of trash. Random subplots shoehorned in for no purpose. Melodrama without a reason to feel any attachment to any of the characters. Disappointing end to 2018.

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  • The Cloverfield Paradox

    The Cloverfield Paradox

    ★½

    Interesting premise, but falls apart as the plot develops. Ending was HILARIOUS, actually laughed out loud. The script was awful. All the dialogue felt cheesy and melodramatic, especially one of the last scenes of Hamilton talking into the recording. Relationship with Michael is so weak I couldn't care less about him. Also why did they add in the child for him to take care of? They should've left out all the scenes of Michael on earth honestly. There was absolutely…

  • Cloverfield

    Cloverfield

    ★★★★½

    This is to be my first review! I'm relatively new to Letterboxd and thought I'd be the type to lurk here and not contribute, but I like the idea of sharing a few thoughts about the films I watch. My diary will mostly serve as a point of reference for me personally so I can remember what I specifically thought about a film from distant memory. For that reason, my reviews will be brief and primarily in list format. Anyway,…