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  • About Time

    About Time

    ★★★★½

    I know it’s irrational, but I love this movie so much, flaws and all.

  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    ★★★★½

    Best film of the year for me so far. So much to think about. I can't wait to rewatch.

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  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★★

    Everything from the fascinating script to the beautiful cinematography to Joaquin Phoenix's incredible performance to Scarlett Johansson's humanizing vocal performance as an operating system to the incisive commentary on our relationships with technology and on our relationships with each other and on our relationships with ourselves to the fact that it never reveals what year it's supposed to be but it feels like not too far in the future to the score that perfectly compliments the visuals to all the…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★½

    Damien Chazelle directs the hell out of LA LA LAND, and I'm not sure if anyone, ANYONE else, could've pulled it off like he has. The way he borrows from the past and incorporates nostalgia and specific nods to so many films and musicals while presenting it all in such a fresh and exciting way - it's simply amazing. The music, cinematography, production design, costume design, set decoration, choreography, etc. all exceeded my expectations while still complimenting each other to…