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  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding

    My Big Fat Greek Wedding

    ★★★★½

    This weekend, my wonderful cousin and this lovely guy got married! So what better movie to watch (especially since Laurie had never seen this) to celebrate this joyous moment!

  • Vision

    Vision

    ★★★

    Un peu tiède, surtout pour mon premier Kawase. Mais c'est très beau visuellement – un Japon à la fois paisible et lourd de mystère, avec ces montagnes infinies et ces arbres majestueux.

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  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    ★★★★★

    Now this is a Film.

    (Before the movie, Paul Schrader said how there hasn’t been another movie like this and doesn’t think there ever will be—he’s right. As a biopic and as a film about a writer, it’s ingenious—mixing life and fiction, as if the latter is more than imagination, as if each story is a limb extending from the author’s body. Wow.)

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    If Beale Street Could Talk

    ★★★★½

    Love has never been captured so accurately, tenderly, and poetically. Being young & in love & feeling like the whole world stops just for you—it’s such a distinct feeling. And Barry Jenkins makes you feel it.

    The score and the camera and these two young lovers sweep you off your feet. Every glance, every touch, every dialogue between Tish and Fonny is so beautiful, so real, so full of love. And Tish’s family, too. There is a bond that ties them, and…