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  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Add "Dumbledore eating a cooked human corpse" to my list of things I did not think I'd ever see before noon.

  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★

    Up until this last year I was not a "war movie" person. Most war movie fans would say things like, "It was so good you felt like you were IN the war" and my immediate response was, "okay well then no thank you."

    I have no interest in the fanfare of war and the swelling music that comes with it a la Saving Private Ryan or Hacksaw Ridge. Most movies of heroic true stories have me feeling ill inside as…

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  • Elektra

    Elektra

    I just need everyone to know my darkest secret...

    This movie came out around the time I started dating boys. And in my hometown, there was nothing to do except go to the movies or the bowling alley. Of the two, the best place to make out with your boyfriend was obviously the former. So I bought 10 INDIVIDUAL TICKETS and saw Elektra in theaters TEN DIFFERENT TIMES so that I could spend quality time with the guy I was…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★

    The thing about auteur cinema is that when you go into a film by a specific director, you typically know what you're getting. When I go to see a Tarantino film, I typically know what I've ordered - artistically shot violence, excellent production design, quippy characters, laughs and gasps. I still got all those things through Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, but this time, QT gave me a little extra side of something I wasn't expecting.

    The thing I…