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  • Terrace House: Closing Door

    Terrace House: Closing Door

    ★★½

    After binging through every Terrace House series available in the U.S., I used proxies and CostcoSubs to watch BGND—so when I finished that I naturally had to see the movie. It was really great to see the conclusion of Tecchan's story and I loved seeing all the old cast members, but I didn't give two-shits about the new cast because it's impossible to build up relationships with the audience by packing 3 months into a 2 hour film. The pacing…

  • The Greatest Showman

    The Greatest Showman

    ★★

    P.T. Barnum was a piece of shit who doesn’t deserve this kind of glorification, the film was a plot-holed mess duct taped together with flashy pop songs, and Michelle Williams smiles—which is uncanny and disturbing.

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler

    ★★★★½

    Sweet Jesus, Jake Gyllenhaal brings it in this film as Louis Bloom. I was completely convinced that he was an autistic sociopath from his gaze that holds for just a little too long, to his highly analytical and fast talking dialogue that just sounds like Bloom is attempting to sound normal, to his love for matriarchal figures that he can manipulate. Actually, scratch that, he is somehow able to manipulate every single person in this film.

    It shouldn't be a…

  • Prince Avalanche

    Prince Avalanche

    ★★★★

    Sometimes I'm just in the mood for a unique, minimalist character study and this movie certainly delivered.

    Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch could not have better chemistry on screen and this film has left me yearning to see more of Rudd in independent dramedies.

    Both actors did a phenomenal job making their flawed characters likable and relatable to the audience. I'm sure some of that credit needs to be given to director David Gordon Green, who did an equally commendable…