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  • Lean on Pete

    Lean on Pete

    ★★★★

    I’m so impressed with Charlie Plummer. I hope we see a lot more of him.

  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★★★★

    I got to watch two of my favorite movies today and it was honestly great. 
    Wanted to revisit this before Bergman’s centennial and I figured today would be my only chance. God, this movie’s amazing. Like there are some great films and then there are some great films. 

    This was my very first Bergman and I was completely taken by surprise. The tone seemed so modern, despite being made fifty years ago. It definitely caused me to fall in love…

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    I’m watching this before going to Denver next week because we’ll be visiting the Stanley Hotel, where Stephen King wrote the original book. I wanted all the extra context I could get (I know Kubrick didn’t base his hotel off of this, but still). 
    Everything...and I mean everything about this movie is perfect. The slow, steady cinematography. The haunting music. The unsettling performances every actor gives. Everything. 

    A definitive horror movie and a definitive movie in general. Anyone who gives…

  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★½

    All I’m saying is, believing that Scarlett Johansson is into you, even for a few seconds, is probably the best way to go. 

    This is the kind of filmmaking I adore so much. 

    Also, that score is terrifying.