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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★★

    Oh thank God it lived up to all that. Shout out to my Julies. 👊

  • The Company of Wolves

    The Company of Wolves

    ★★★★

    Fully as drowning in symbolism and gloriously batshit as I’d hoped. Amazing.

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  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War

    ★★★★½

    In Civil War, the Russos have built on a strong foundation to produce what is unquestionably one of the finer examples of a superhero ensemble movie that we’ve seen yet. Their power lies in something deceptively simple yet often missed in blockbuster franchises which is telling a story: thoroughly, engagingly – above all, emotionally. 

    The First Avenger stretched the origin story out in a way that no other MCU film has – think of Tony’s suit building that’s practically a…

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    This dreamy take on André Aciman’s book from Luca Guadagnino is suffused with Italian summer sunlight and is every inch a James Ivory adaptation. If it has a flaw it is this tendency to cast everything in soft focus – a queer love story for straight people like me – but it stays so resolutely on-the-nose about first love and burgeoning sexuality that it’s hard to hold that against it for too long (that’s what he said, etc). Timothée Chalamet…