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  • The Florida Project

    The Florida Project


    I can’t believe Sean Baker just redeemed 2017 in film.

    It’s a flurry of childlike, vibrant energy set against such a vulgar backdrop, and when they somehow coexist together, it’s a stunning thing to behold. The environment is so authentic, blown out by artificial pink and purple, smacked against cracked out molded walls. The characters reflect this, each of them with staunch opinions, screaming about what they’re so sure of, refusing to budge, until it all comes crashing down. Baker…

  • The Meyerowitz Stories

    The Meyerowitz Stories


    An exhausting, wonderful, self-aware conglomeration of all of Baumbach's films that I can't wait to watch for the rest of my life. The subtitle truly refers to his filmography, pulling from the best bits of his selected characters, jokes, and actors, while creating something very vibrant and new. I scream-laughed, I sob-cried, and when it's not 3 in the morning, and I watch this again (likely very soon), I'll write more about how special and intricate this is.

    Also, who…

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  • The Mountain Between Us

    The Mountain Between Us


    I guess that’s why they call it Fuck Mountain™

  • God's Not Dead 2

    God's Not Dead 2

    An actual quote:

    *someone sneezes*
    "God Bless You"
    "Careful, or you'll be on trial next."
    God's Not Dead 3: Coming Next Summer

    Yeah, this is pretty bad, but I had a great time just because of how bafflingly absurd it is. Good times.