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  • Personal Shopper

    Personal Shopper

    ★★★★★

    It's rare for a film to offer this much catharsis for me, I'm getting closer to finding the words, maybe after the inevitable fourth watch I'll be able to write something more substantial. This honestly might be my favorite film of the century so far.

  • The Immigrant

    The Immigrant

    ★★★★½

    James Gray's poetic ode to the dying heart of a nation. Bold, powerful filmmaking. A story most tragic, a film most beautiful.

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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…