LauraJacoves

My name is Laura and I like movies (“Hi, Laura.”)

My favorites are the last four movies I rated five stars.

Favorite films

  • The Age of Innocence
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • The Mother and the Whore
  • Mulholland Drive

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  • Histoire(s) du Cinéma 1a: All the (Hi)stories

    ★★★★

  • The Battle of Algiers

    ★★★★½

  • The Leopard

    ★★★½

  • Elvis

    ★½

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  • Histoire(s) du Cinéma 1a: All the (Hi)stories

    Histoire(s) du Cinéma 1a: All the (Hi)stories

    ★★★★

    Yeah man. I’ve got my own relationship to these movies (seen most of them!) and 20th century genocide, and I will make connections between the images that Godard is contrasting here. Have no idea if I am getting what he is saying exactly but that seems besides the point when someone is being so playfully obtuse. Having fun with the font and the sound effects and the layered puns that I pick up on occasionally. Here for the ride, excited for this journey.

  • The Battle of Algiers

    The Battle of Algiers

    ★★★★½

    Happy Independence Day!!

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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    Hahahaha Nazis are gay and dumb! Except when they do nice thing then we like them and the fact that they’re gay is proof that they’re one of the good ones! 


    One of the worst movies I’ve ever seen. Like trying to salve a wound with ice cream

  • Clifford

    Clifford

    ★★★★★

    This was a Blockbuster favorite for me because when I first saw the VHS cover I assumed that this was a live action adaptation of Clifford the Big Red Dog. Even though there were no hints of a giant strangely colored dog on the cover. I thought they were being coy like an American Godzilla poster. Like just out of the frame is the suggestion of the most wondrous thing. And even though the plot of the film is never…