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  • Beatriz at Dinner

    Beatriz at Dinner

    ★★★

    An unfortunate missed opportunity - which was nowhere near as concise as the trailer hinted. Doug is a morally corrupted asshole, but I did not connect to Beatriz as much as I hoped. The third act spoils it, and the 75 minute runtime proves how underdeveloped it is. Good performances though.

    Man dem white people is polite.

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    The Royal Tenenbaums

    ★★★★★

    15 years ago, I was a big fan of the Frat Pack. Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell movies were my jam. I saw the former 2 on the cover of The Royal Tenenbaums and with the promise of comedy, I blind bought it - possibly the earliest I saw one of current top 50. It's funny, but its dramatic core is what makes the film. 

    Obviously, this is Wes Anderson, so it's perfect. Every little prop,…

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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★

    Finally. After 7 long years of empty promises, Nolan lives up to the hype again. A dazzling experience that had me biting my nails from the first to the last minute. 

    If this film works just as well on a rewatch then I'll bump it to a 9. It made me cry, and not even Interstellar made me cry. It feels like a future classic moreso than other Nolan films. 

    It's a shame the script will go unappreciated due to…

  • 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.