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  • Knight of Cups

    Knight of Cups

    ★★★½

    Poetry in movie form.

  • Up in the Air

    Up in the Air

    ★★★★★

    My eyes are puffy from crying over Vera Farmiga's beauty.

  • Quid Pro Quo

    Quid Pro Quo

    ★★★★

    “I used to think if aliens landed and they saw all the able-bodied people, and then they saw the people on their wheelchairs, they would say that those must be the Kings and Queens, because they have special ramps, and they never have to get up.”

  • Never Forever

    Never Forever

    ★★★½

    One of the best Vera Farmiga performances.

  • Special Correspondents

    Special Correspondents

    ★★

    The first time I watched this, I found the comedy to be awkward, and I didn't laugh at all, except for one part.

    The second time around, I laughed a lot. Probably because I watched a bit of Ricky Gervais' work after I watched this the first time, so I got his style a bit better? I don't know. Even then, my rating stays the same.

  • Special Correspondents

    Special Correspondents

    ★★

    Vera Farmiga is the only good thing about this movie.

  • Closer to the Moon

    Closer to the Moon

    ★★★★

    I absolutely adore this film! Not knowing anything about the background/true story it was based on, going into this blind was the best thing I could have done; the story was very intriguing for me, and wanting to know what really happened is what kept my attention to the end of the film. I loved how it was put together as well. The flashback-esque style, uncovering the “mysteries” one by one, I found really enjoyable. And the music! Lastly, I am absolutely in love with Vera Farmiga's very entertaining Alice Bercovich. This is a film I would love to see again.

  • Down to the Bone

    Down to the Bone

    ★★★★

    Down to the Bone is a movie that feels like a documentary instead of a feature film. It is a very honest portrayal of drug addiction, unfluffed. This is a very slow-paced film; it's obviously not for everyone, but the themes you get from it are very interesting and very real. Without any background music or too heavy drama — just a day (or days) of somebody's life — it does feel real.

    Vera Farmiga killed this role. It seemed…

  • Higher Ground

    Higher Ground

    ★★★★

    It took me a while to finally watch this film, because I was iffy about the subject (faith and religion), but I'm glad I finally did, because I can totally relate to the main character Corinne's dilemma. The film doesn't try to preach anything; rather, it is an experience, that leaves viewers to think and decide for themselves. For a film about faith, there was also a lot humor (sexual humor) in this. I loved the chemistry between Vera Farmiga and Dagmara Domińczyk. Their scenes together were my favorite.