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  • The Long Goodbye
  • Paprika
  • Hoop Dreams
  • 3-Iron

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  • Belfast

    ★★½

  • Schumacher

    ★★

  • Violet

    ★★★

  • Night Moves

    ★★★★

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  • Belfast

    Belfast

    ★★½

    Kenneth Branagh watching Roma: "hmm not enough irish people."

  • Violet

    Violet

    ★★★

    Violet is the feature debut from Justine Bateman starring Olivia Munn and Justin Theroux (voice only). I saw this at a drive-in so I only got roughly 95%, the other 5% I was distracted by other people and even fireworks at one point, but the tickets were a gift so I can't complain. The film follows Olivia Munn's Violet and a "voice" (Justin Theroux) inside her head that tells her what to do.

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  • Mississippi Mermaid

    Mississippi Mermaid

    ★★★

    Kinda reminds me of Gone Girl and Phantom Thread in a good way. All these movies tackle a very strange, yet unbreakable, form of love.

  • The King of Comedy

    The King of Comedy

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Scorsese really knows how to open a film, right from the beginning you see Rupert and Jerry wearing similar clothes, and already you're clued into what will transpire.

    Scorsese shoots dream sequences as realistically as possible because he says that as long as we're in that dream it feels real to us, so he tries to replicate that (I'm paraphrasing what he said on the commentary track for Taxi Driver). And I think that this way of showing Rupert's dreams…