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  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★

    And awaaaaaay we go!

  • Triple Frontier

    Triple Frontier

    ½

    Very generic and uninvolving, confirms that Netflix films that aren't released at festivals are just tepid dramas arranged for "easy listening".

    Better watch "Cliffhanger" (1993) instead, which at least is shot on a real mountain, not this green-screen bullshit.

  • Gerald's Game

    Gerald's Game

    ½

    Hey, Siri, call 911!

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★½

    Non-zero-sum game.

  • Certain Women

    Certain Women

    ★★

    Since this film comprises three separate stories that faintly intersect I thought a breakdown star rating would be in order. It's also my first "review" on letterboxd after lurking around for more than a year. :)

    The Laura Dern story - 1½ stars; The Michelle Williams story - 1 star; the Lily Gladstone/Kristen Stewart story - 3½ stars. This last story is disarming, makes the entire film much easier to process and is the best "short" in a while.

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