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  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    ★★½

    Well-intentioned, besides, you know, being an Oprah vanity project. There's some decent sentiment in there but it's often overly maudlin and messy at its most creative.

  • Shallow Hal

    Shallow Hal

    ★★★

    Enjoyable, but it tries to pretend it isn't superficial when it totally is.

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  • Life, Animated

    Life, Animated

    ★★★★

    This is the happiest you'll ever be to see Gilbert Gottfried.

    It's low stakes and sentimental, but it's whole hearted and feels like a very full 90 minutes.

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★½

    So Damien Chazelle has made 2/5 of the top 5 films of the decade. 

    Here's to a third. 

    (Maybe a 10/10 on rewatch, I'm trying not to be hasty)