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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    This one felt appropriate for quarantine.

    "Well obviously some people can be put off by staying alone in a place where something like that actually happened..."

  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    ★★★★

    One of the best acted movies I know of. The persistent sense of dread is reminiscent to me of The Shining.

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  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★

    J is just a clown who's feeling down.

    I heard a lot of criticism of this movie before I watched it (and praise, of course). Having now seen it, most of that criticism did not resonate with me. It would really be a mistake to watch this movie and see a hero or glorification of Fleck... There are no heroes here. But to condemn this story without empathy or nuance is ironic. I think that is a big part of…

  • Unbelievable

    Unbelievable

    ★★★★

    Binged this over two days. It is very well done, very thoughtful. Believable and strongly crafted story telling and character development.