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  • Before Sunrise

    Before Sunrise

    ★★★★★

    “So, think of this as time travel from then, to now, to find out what you’re missing out on,” says Ethan Hawke’s Jesse, young and exuberant in the opening of Richard Linklater’s seminal romantic masterpiece, Before Sunrise. He is giving his all into persuading Julie Delpy’s Céline, a French woman he just met on the train, to come with him to spend a night exploring Vienna before he flies home to America. He manages to convince her by filling her…

  • Black Bear

    Black Bear

    ★★★★

    Lawrence Michael Levine’s third directorial feature, which had its premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is a hard film to write about. Black Bear, whose official description on the festival’s website describes it as a tale of deception and mind games between a couple and their houseguest, is merely a surface-level recounting. The film is wild, dreamlike, and original, and refuses to spoon-feed. This review will contain mild spoilers – almost impossible not to spoil a film like this…

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  • The Godfather: Part II

    The Godfather: Part II

    ★★★★★

    Some say Pt. I is better. Some say Pt. II is better. 

    I say they are both meant to be viewed as one long movie. 








    But also Pt. I is better.

  • The Driver

    The Driver

    ★★★★★

    The vastly superior movie where an actor named Ryan plays a getaway driver, rarely talks, and mainly just stares. 

    Poster is I N C R E D I B L E

    The Driver >>> Drive >>>>>>>> Baby Driver

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  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    ★★★★★

    There should be no debate as to whether this is film or television. This is cinema. This is not just the best visual art to come out of 2017, this is the best THING to come out of 2017. Lynch has proved he’s still got it (where it counts, buddy) and he is still able to shake an audience to their core. I’m still stunned from the finale.

  • Frances Ha

    Frances Ha

    ★★★★★

    This is a Greta Gerwig movie. Idk who Noah Baumbach is.