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  • The Masque of the Red Death

    The Masque of the Red Death


    Cheesy, but stylish and lush. Also, who doesn’t love Vincent Price?

  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born


    What a mixed bag of a film. One moment it’s half hearted narrative and nonexistent chemistry, and the next Barbra Streisand is stealing your heart. Bless Babs, but I think Roger Ebert said it best when he wrote:

    There is, to begin with, no denying Barbra Streisand's enormous talent... But how does she choose her material? And what possessed her to make "A Star Is Born"?

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  • Selena



    Growing up in a Mexican-American household in the early to mid nineties, Selena Quintanilla was a familiar name. Before I remember learning about Madonna or Elvis, I remember sitting in my grandma's car, listening to "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" and singing along. So, naturally, this movie was kind of a staple of my childhood. Although it had been years since I last saw it, I felt like it was only fitting to revisit Selena on the 19th anniversary of her…

  • Le Bonheur

    Le Bonheur


    My second Agnés Varda film, but certainly not the last I'll be checking out! The cheery color palette and swelling Mozart score underscore an ultimately destructive situation. It's biting, gorgeous, and has style to match. Jean-Luc Godard whom????