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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★½

    An alien learning human kindness while also killing them. Some of the best moments of the film come from the unknown/scary atmosphere of scenes. Until it reaches an ending that only begins to make you question what the film is really about.

    This film at least requires 2 or 3 viewings.
    I don't think I've ever seen a film that has scared, amazed, and intrigued me this much after watching, since 2001: A Space Odyssey.

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★★

    Blade Runner 2049. Directed by Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Sicario, Enemy, Arrival), follows the story of a new blade runner, Officer K, as he unearths a secret that sends him on a journey to find Deckard, the old blade runner from the original film. I don’t want to bring up more of the plot because the plot is literally a spoiler and this film is best experienced when not knowing anything else at all.

    Going in I had HUGE expectations. The…

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  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★★★

    I have been dying to rewatch this. This film hadn't left my mind ever since I saw it back in April.

    Jonny Greenwood's haunting score drifting through the background, injecting itself into the mind of Joe. Joaquin Phoneix's brutal and tormented performance of Joe. Lynne Ramsay's skills of editing imagery and sound craft at full front, where every second is dedicated to the absolute dark undertow of the film and it's characters.

    You Were Never Really Here is the type…

  • Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You

    ★★★½

    Sorry To Bother You. Directed by Boots Riley. Cassius Green, an unemployed black man in need of money, gets a job at a telemarketing company, and quickly rises through the ranks gaining him Power Caller status. This opens the door to many upper-class opportunities, that starts to take a toll on Cassius's morality.

    This film is insane. In the words of Boots Riley this film is an:

    "absurdist dark comedy with magical realism and science fiction inspired by the world…

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  • Before Midnight

    Before Midnight

    ★★★★★

    Never had I been so enveloped in conversations between two characters in a film before. Or frankly a whole trilogy.

    Following Jesse and Celine from their young and thriving 20s all the way to their tired and complicated 40s, has been one hell of a journey. Seeing how their views of the world and love and its purpose to them evolve throughout time.

    Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, and Julie Delpy have truly created a piece of true romantic beauty that…

  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★★★½

    A Quiet Place. Directed by John Krasinski (Jim from The Office). A family living in a post apocalypse world, being hunted by creatures that hunt by sound. 

    This is one of the best suspense films I’ve seen in a long while. The setup and execution is so well crafted, I guarantee reading the screenplay would be impossible to put down. The tension, especially in the 2nd and 3rd Acts is so nail-biting intense. 

    There are moments where I didn’t exactly…