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  • Alps

    Alps

    ★★★

    he often used the word "anyway" to start a sentence is also how i could be described.

    the same man is talked about, in past tense, having loved morgan freeman & having attended most of his movies in theaters, alone. how lucky he must feel to have died before the release of 'just getting started' & 'going in style'.

    this year's release majorie prime has almost the same plot, characters dealing with grief by recreating the recently deceased. a more fascinating concept here, though both strangely cold. well, not strange for yorgos.

  • My Night at Maud's

    My Night at Maud's

    ★★★★★

    i want to live in this movie, or maybe not in it as much as on the outskirts of it. in the coffee shop, in the church pew, at the beach, overhearing the conversations. 

    focusing on the concerned or despondent facial expressions of françoise & jean louis as we hear sunday's homily is an all time great scene. it reminds me of the end of the graduate, though with dissimilar conclusions. 

    'moral tale' in the most brazen sense, morals and ethics…

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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★★

    someone take me home to sacramento

    i'm in love with the abrupt shifts in mood: lady bird & her mom crying to an audiobook & a second later bickering, escalating to lb rolling out of the moving car. lady bird & her parents fighting, her asking how much her life is worth & how much it would cost to pay them back for it [cut to] lady bird in awe, walking through an expansive foyer, the high ceilings filled with the sweet sound of…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★½

    kylo's spotify year wrapped

    top artists:
    bright eyes
    car seat headrest
    blink-182
    brand new
    drake

    top songs:
    creep by radiohead
    i hate everything about you by three days grace
    not what i needed by car seat headrest
    scars by papa roach
    the sound of silence by simon & garfunkel

    top genre:
    sad boy 

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    this is maybe the best star wars *finale*, unearned by the first 2 acts.