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i'm just a girl, sitting in front of a letterboxd, trying to pretend i have a good enough memory to log every movie i've ever seen

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  • On the Rocks

    On the Rocks

    Full review here
    The general consensus is that not enough happens in this film: It’s monotonous, and the relationships don’t always feel fully fleshed out, and while it’s aesthetically pleasing and Murray’s humor delights, it’s just a little boring. Beautiful people who are inexplicably sad are the cornerstone of Coppola’s filmography, and reviews asking why the audience should care about, for lack of a better term, “rich people problems” are just as common. (So, too, are reviews that essentially lament…

  • French Exit

    French Exit

    ★★★★½

    “This is a love poets aspire to.” “Are you a poet?” “I work in finance.” 

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  • Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles

    Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles

    ★★★½

    I feel like this film changed its thesis halfway through and really contradicted itself at the end, but man those cake people are talented

  • Beginning

    Beginning

    ★★★★

    I was kidding. I’m alive.
    jesus fucking christ