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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★★½

    Bohemian Rhapsody
    Director: Bryan Singer
    Screenwriters: Anthony McCarten & Peter Morgan
    Cinematographer: Newton Thomas Sigel
    Editor: John Ottman
    Cast: Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Lucy Boynton, Allen Leech, & Mike Myers

    Good thoughts, good words, good deeds. Just like you taught me, Papa.

    Bias is real. Bohemian Rhapsody is a 2/2.5 star film that won me over because of the subject matter. Freddie Mercury was, and is, the greatest vocal performer of all time. Queen is in my top…

  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    ★★★★

    Can You Ever Forgive Me?
    Director: Marielle Heller
    Screenwriter: Nicole Holofcener & Jeff Whitty
    Cinematographer: Brandon Trost
    Editor: Anne McCabe
    Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Ben Falcone, & Jane Curtin

    They’re literary treasures, one of a kind! It’s my writing! - Lee Israel
    You’re impersonating other people. Nobody’s buying Lee Israel letters. - Jack Hock

    Historical events are a fickle mistress. You can pick the most grandiose, relevant topic and produce absolute garbage, or you can pick a little…

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  • Rear Window

    Rear Window

    ★★★★★

    Rear Window
    Director: Alfred Hitchcock
    Screenwriters: Cornell Woolrich & John Michael Hayes
    Cinematographer: Robert Burks
    Editor: George Tomasini
    Main Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, & Raymond Burr

    Rear Window is a masterpiece. Now, I could write a lengthy review about the beautiful cinematography, the exquisite acting performances, and the seamless sound/video editing, but at this point thousands of critics, both professional and amateur, have written the same exact review. I am not writing a review over Rear Window

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★½

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

    Whiplash
    Director: Damien Chazelle
    Screenplay: Damien Chazelle
    Cinematography: Sharone Meir
    Editor: Tom Cross
    Main Cast: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

    I'd rather die drunk, broke at 34 and have people at a dinner table talk about me than live to be rich and sober at 90 and nobody remembered who I was. - Andrew

    First Thoughts…

    Intense. Seriously, this film is unapologetically intense! There were several moments where I was unknowingly hovering above my seat, waiting anxiously…