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  • Atomic Blonde

    Atomic Blonde

    ★★½

    Grade: B-

    A stunning fight scene and fulfilling end to the proceedings don't make up in full for a dull and overlong middle section. Theron's agent is a fascinating character that has the potential for sequels, though I hope for better stories in her future.

    Peace and love.

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★½

    Grade: B+

    There are no visual holes in this thing. All my psychologically oriented critical jabs, unable to be held back despite my emotional self-pleading for them to fall to the side, are designated to a supporting role in the story of this film and I. All the magic and beauty of "La La Land" comes in its unraveling and experience amongst its energy.

    I have still been unable to sum up all the things that work and that which doesn't in this film. Judge from the grade what you will.

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  • Manchester by the Sea

    Manchester by the Sea

    ★★★★½

    Grade: A

    It seems to me, more than ever now, that the film is about responsibility. Lee can barely stomach the morning's sun calling in a new day, let alone being forced into caring for a teenager out of nowhere. Despite this, giving the movie it's soul, he does. The discovering of moments is what constitutes the bulk of the film. Lonergan paints with the smallest of aspects, yet finishes with a piece almost epic in its impact. That, to…

  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    This could be a masterpiece in a few years. I seriously give credence to the belief that this thing exists years ahead of its time. 

    Only God knows.