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  • At Sea

    At Sea

    ★★★★½

    absolutely transfixing.

  • The Death of Louis XIV

    The Death of Louis XIV

    ★★★★

    early contender for top ten of the year. love the use of color, specifically red, how it kind of almost slowly drains out as louis deteriorates. it's incredibly confined, intimate, static, as if everything is seen though the eyes of louis (those puppies do in fact get a lot of screen time). he was a man surrounded by elegance, beauty, privilege, but ultimately he, like everyone else, withered away into the earth from whence he came. you can't take all that junk with you, sorry louis. sad.

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  • Silver Linings Playbook

    Silver Linings Playbook

    ★½

    Jennifer Lawrence: I'm crazy.

    Bradley Cooper: Nooooo, I'm crazy.

    Jennifer Lawrence: I'm crazier.

    Bradley Cooper: Nooooo, I'm crazier.

    Jennifer Lawrence: I want to win an Oscar.

    Bradley Cooper: Nooooo, I want to win an Oscar.

    Robert De Niro: Don't forget about me! I care about acting again!

    122 minutes. 122 minutes of this. That's 122 minutes too long.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★

    “I am the scales of justice, conductor of the choir of death!”

    This is what happens when you give a 70 year-old insane man 150 mill to blow in the desert. This is my third time experiencing Fury Road. The action still holds up. I still laugh at the insanity. And I don't think it will loose flavor under a fourth watch. This is my favorite film of this year so far, and I doubt it will be topped. This…