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  • The Disaster Artist

    The Disaster Artist

    ★★★★½

    Listen, after watching this a second time I need to tell you all how amazing James Franco is. You may think poorly of him because of his movie choices and you may label him as a pretentious actor but he really is talented. This film is ahead of its time. I know, people always say this and I can hear your eyes rolling but it truly is. His vision for this film is unlike anything I've ever seen and it…

  • Mudbound

    Mudbound

    ★★★★

    Dee Rees has created a masterwork in storytelling with Mudbound. The way she crafted this story was different compared to many others. It has always been a difficult task to integrate the thoughts of different character's with a voiceover and Rees did it effortlessly. Every single character had their own view of a situation and I loved how she developed their thoughts. I loved the way she bookended the film and how both scenes, in and out of context are…

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  • The Revenant

    The Revenant

    ★★★★★

    The Revenant begins with a simple breath escaping with a strong willed story about how to be strong and fight for yourself. This film was absolutely breathtaking in every way imaginable, down to the very last detail. Inarritu did a brilliant job with the development and pacing of this epic masterpiece about a man seeking vengeance for his sons murder. It was a simple story but the way it was executed was far from simple. Each shot, each frame was…

  • Prisoners

    Prisoners

    ★★★★★

    Prisoners premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and it has been getting amazing reviews. I went to go watch it opening night and even though the idea of a 2 and a half hour movie might turn you off, it was completely worth it. Prisoners tells a story about these two families who come together to celebrate Thanksgiving and their two youngest daughters get abducted. From my knowledge prior to the film I believed it was a true story…