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  • A Simple Favor

    A Simple Favor

    ★★★★

    Dear Paul (can I call you Paul? Cool.),

    First of all, watch this: youtu.be/3FOzD4Sfgag.

    It's from a video essay series called Every Frame a Painting where he talks about visual comedy. Basically in this film, you did everything he pointed out was bland and uninteresting in visual storytelling. As a matter of fact, I think a few of the shots from A Simple Favor were used in this film (except Sandra Bullock was the actor... not sure how that happened).…

  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    ★★★★½

    What a heart Fred Rogers had.

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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★★

    I have a lot of feelings.

    Ok, now let me talk about this film. Lady Bird. First - Saoirse Ronan. Obviously she just carries the film because she is the film, being the visual centerpiece and mouthpiece of the writer/director.

    The music - especially in the 2nd half. Anyone who knows me knows I love Jon Brion. Somehow I missed that he was the composer, but halfway through the film I was like - ummm is this Brion? Yes. Yes…

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    ★★½

    A few things about this film.

    1. It's way too long.
    2. The acting, directing, and technical aspects of the film are exactly as they should be. Fantastic.
    3. I'm not sure why I watched it apart from the aspects mentioned in #2 above.
    4. Don't do drugs.
    5. People are horrible.

    That is all.