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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    I had never seen a movie in these conditions before—in IMAX, near the front row, having to turn my head to see what was going on off to the corners because the screen was taking up all of my field of vision. So obviously there's a geographical reason why this movie felt so unbelievably gigantic. But it's not the only reason; even as the shock of witnessing a street bombing projected on a 45 feet high screen and blasted through…

  • The Lost City of Z

    The Lost City of Z

    ★★★★

    The way I felt about this movie mirrored the way I felt about Tom Holland's mustache: first I wasn't really feeling it and thought it was rather silly; then, I slowly began to see what it was going for and appreciated it more; then I grew to be transfixed by it; and not soon after it had me falling in love.

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  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★★

    Oh my god. How is this movie real. How is Joaquin Phoenix's performance real. How is Hoyte van Hoytema's cinematography real. How does it all hold up so well after three viewings. How did Spike Jonze not get nominated for Best Director. How.

    I love Her so much it hurts

  • Rushmore

    Rushmore

    ★★★★½

    A film whose seemingly muted tone hides layers upon layers of humor, sadness, fragility and beauty. It looks like it's just going to pass by, and then sweeps you up.