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  • The King of Staten Island

    The King of Staten Island

    ★★★½

    From its very beginning, The King of Staten Island captures a surprising indie sensibility with a cathartic, almost-suicide attempt with Pete Davidson’s character Scott that transitions only slightly comedic. From that moment on, the viewer realizes The King of Staten Island is entering a surprisingly new dramatic territory for Judd Apatow. It is quite easily his most poignant and stripped-down movie to date. Apatow tosses his signature need for sharply accessible R-rated crude humor, and instead made a sobering and…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★

    MARGARET QUALLEY

    That’s it. That’s the review

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  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★½

    I now present you with John Carpenter's The Spectacular Now!

  • Youth

    Youth

    ★★★★½

    Emotions aren't overrated. Emotions are all we got.

    YOUTH is a symphony of emotions, friendship, introspection, career and love. The film begins with a mesmerizing extended shot of The Retrosettes Sister Band performing a cover of “You Got the Love." From that moment on, I knew I was in for a treat. I was crying ten minutes into “Youth” and in disarray by its finale. Thank the heavens for the simple songs and plentiful laughs mixed in between. Youth is…