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  • Ravenous
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  • The Black Phone

    ★★★½

  • The Gray Man

    ★★

  • Black Site

    ★★½

  • Outlaw King

    ★★★★

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  • Montana Story

    Montana Story

    ★★★½

    “Perhaps Montana Story is part of a new wave of films that herald the death of the Western – movies that see the genre through to its modern, natural conclusion.”

    Read the full review at the Austin Chronicle

  • Lightyear

    Lightyear

    ★★½

    “It is wild that Lightyear should find itself in common thematic territory with a science-fiction classic like Deep Space Nine and botch the landing so thoroughly. Pixar is not usually one to fall short when it reaches for the stars.”

    Read the full review at the Austin Chronicle

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  • Jurassic World Dominion

    Jurassic World Dominion

    ★★

    “There’s an emptiness to Jurassic World Dominion that is made evident by the recent success of Top Gun: Maverick, another legacy sequel that used its narrative callbacks as an excuse for self-examination.”

    Read the full review at the Austin Chronicle

  • Escape the Field

    Escape the Field

    ★★½

    “Writer/director Emerson Moore is smart enough not to do too much, instead letting the half-baked puzzles and vague gestures at worldbuilding give the film its foundation. This is a film about turning limitations into strengths: start with a cornfield that obscures the need for complicated production design, throw in a few moments of gore, and let the Redbox dollars pretty much mint themselves.”

    Read the full review at the Austin Chronicle.

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  • The Wall

    The Wall

    ★★½

    Since my friend and I were the only people in attendance for most of the pre-show, we got to chatting with our server. At one point we asked him his thoughts about the movie and, in a moving display of candor, he explained to us that he is a military veteran - eight years of service - and that he had a really tough time adjusting to civilian life after his discharge. To that end, he apologized to us in…

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★½

    It seems I was emotionally in a very different place at 15 than every other user on Letterboxd.