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  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    ★★★★½

    Bo Burnham has made a coming-of-age film that feels less coming-of-age and more an anthem for the underlying anxieties that fed from the vacuum social media created. In an era where connectivity lies at our finger tips, day-to-day interactions have grown increasingly harder to navigate when not behind a screen. 


    This is an argument that can be found in any sociology textbook, sure. But EIGHTH GRADE feels entirely new, as Burnham shows just how widespread this whole “epidemic” is. Smacking…

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★★

    Something hideous lingers beneath this cold family drama.

    I wish I went in completely cold. Because Ari Aster’s directorial debut starts as one thing and ends as another. 

    This is a horror (?) film that I will be telling my kids about.

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  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises

    ★★★★★

    To me, this movie is still incredible. Do I care about how Bruce Wayne got back to Gotham? No.  Do I wonder how Bruce painted a gasoline bat symbol on a bridge? Not really, no. Do I care that Batman is in the film for all of 25 minutes? Nah


    This movie is, next to The Dark Knight, still the greatest superhero flick ever made, in my opinion. The emotional resonance is just-- fuck is it good. Not good, wait,…

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★½

    Lol at anyone who thinks this is genius