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  • On the Silver Globe
  • Tampopo
  • Mind Game
  • Yi Yi

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  • Mind Game

    ★★★★★

  • Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

  • Nope

    ★★★★½

  • Fire of Love

    ★★★½

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  • Mind Game

    Mind Game

    ★★★★★

    Damn. Even better the second time around. And it was perfect the first time.

    Makes Everything Everywhere look like amateur hour in terms of comedy, raw emotion, and style.

  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

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

    “But Grandma, I know so little. Do you know what I want to do when I grow up? I want to tell people things they don’t know. Show them stuff they haven’t seen. It’ll be so much fun. Perhaps one day I’ll find out where you’ve gone. If I do, can I tell everyone and bring them to visit you? Grandma… I miss you. Especially when I see my new cousin who still doesn’t have a name. He reminds me that you always said you felt old. I want to tell him I feel that I am old too.”

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  • Nope

    Nope

    ★★★★½

    When was the last time you experienced an original spectacle in theatres? Can you remember a time when big budget stories ended when the credits rolled? A time when there were no resurrections, prequels, sequels, tie-ins, callbacks, spin-offs or reboots?

    Watching NOPE in IMAX today rekindled something in me I hadn’t felt in a long time— it was like seeing Jaws for the first time. Lots of people are comparing it to Jaws (for a number of reasons you’ll understand…

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★½

    Every character in this film, no matter how small the role, felt real to me. The casting, perfect. The production and costume design, perfect. The score, perfect. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time— laughing, tearing up, though most of all cringing my way through the story unsure exactly how to feel. I loved it.

    Also of course Adam Sandler kills it.