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  • First Man

    First Man


    Meticulously crafted, stunningly scored, and surprisingly human for a film about an accomplishment larger than human life itself. Damien Chazelle’s approach to space travel is both claustrophobic and seamless; naturalistic and melodical. The viewer is trapped inside that tiny cabin throughout each of the missions, set free only as Neil himself finally steps out onto the moon’s surface. The landing sequence is a marvel — a juxtaposition of relentless industrial sounds and Hurwitz’s entrancing music, followed by impenetrable silence that…

  • Beautiful Boy

    Beautiful Boy


    I saw a lot of criticism about the editing style combined with the musical choices. As well as "it doesn't go anywhere" and feels "redundant" reviews. But to me, the nature of these complaints is contradictory to the nature of the entire theme.

    Addiction has the power of fragmenting life and blurring chronology. For the addict, time is an interval between fixes. It is the now. For their family and friends, all that's left is the past, because there's no…

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  • Song to Song

    Song to Song

    I'm convinced Ryan Gosling is just playing a pre La La Land Sebastian going through a rock phase before he got into Jazz.

  • The Parent Trap

    The Parent Trap


    There are a lot of unrealistic things going on in this movie which I don't mind brushing aside but Annie not knowing who Leonardo DiCaprio was, in the late 90s at that, is beyond outrageous.