Favorite films

  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Whiplash
  • Divines

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  • Black Mirror: Striking Vipers

    ★★★½

  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

    ½

  • The Notebook

    ★★★

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★★

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  • Black Mirror: Striking Vipers

    Black Mirror: Striking Vipers

    ★★★½

    This was a really enjoyable episode of Black Mirror! I liked the concept as it didn’t feel too unreal and seems to be something that may exist in the near future. The episode presented relationships and how we love other people, more than it’s traditional commentary on technology. Obviously the VR like attachment was essential but I still felt more intrigued by the relationships between characters. 

    I had small isssues with pacing and certain moments were a little abrupt. Conversely,…

  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

    Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

    ½

    I was in pain watching this. I guess the idea is cool but video games have been doing this forever so I found it hard to love the concept. I really wanted to have fun but when the first ‘choice’ is between the cereals he picks... like, really? 

    I couldn’t stand that whatever I picked it would go back to what the film wanted me to pick. I have read that that’s the point and if so, I do not…

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  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    ★★★★½

    What a gorgeous  blend of sadness and fun. The film captured Elton’s struggle outstandingly, as not an eye in the cinema was dry. Yet, there were parts of the film everyone was dancing to, reminiscing about their teen hood or getting a glimpse into what the past was like. The performances were all incredible, it was clear all actors and actresses were completely invested in doing Elton’s story justice. The costume design and music is of course beautiful, as it…

  • Booksmart

    Booksmart

    ★★★★

    I really enjoyed watching this film. It was easy and entertaining, being something that I could rewatch any day. The plot was simple and something everyone has seen before yet the characters truely made it something else. I was hooked and excited to see what Molly and Amy would do next. Fledstein and Dever performed beautifully in the dream like world the film was captured in, embracing the quirky characters making them extremely likeable. Lastly, the portrayal of the queer…