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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    I wouldn't say it's the movie of the year like the hype would suggest, but I really admire the naturalistic rhythms of youthful love and the light, understated touch here - nothing too heavy-handed going on until the final act. It's the kind of slow, lazy film you can really stretch out in.

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    ★★★★★

    The script is so-so, but the flat affect and unusual, yet internally consistent cinematographic language turn this into a film unlike any I've seen. I should also mention that it's easily the funniest Lanthimos film (is that a strange thing to say?)

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  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    ★★★★★

    I didn't quite know how to comment on this movie for the past two days since I've watched it. I wasn't quite sure what I was getting into, but I was game for it. And it really, really affected me. More than any movie I can remember, I felt like I was being carried along on a journey - not a scary journey, but a very benevolent one. The effect is one of deep connection - through time, place, sound,…

  • 20 Minutes to Go

    20 Minutes to Go

    ★★★★★

    the weirdest and best movie i've ever seen made by a christian sex cult.