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  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★½

    I never know if I need to raise or lower my expectations going into a Star Wars movie. Am I seeing a kids movie made to create a billion dollars? Or am I seeing a thoughtful chapter to a "sacred" saga?

    I don't know if Solo is the way I want it to go. Maybe I hold Star Wars on too high of a film pedestal and I'm meant to have more fun but Solo was created solely for entertainment.…

  • Snatch

    Snatch

    ★★★★½

    Give me more Benicio.

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  • Amadeus

    Amadeus

    ★★★★★

    Watched this in the Municipal House in Prague as a memorial to Miloš Forman’s death. An incredible movie that deserves all recognition. From the editing to the authenticity of props, costumes, sets, it is close to a perfect movie for me.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    I don't know why it took me this long to see this movie.

    I don't know why films today need so much sound to fill in every space. It is so masterfully paced and spaced and the sound so deliberate. The monolith cries is perfect. The long hissing of the spaceship while they are outside is perfect. The absence of sound and quick cuts to HAL when he intervenes could be the best 1 second of the entire film.

    I…