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  • 99 Homes

    99 Homes

    ★★★★

    Holy cow. That about did my anxiety in for the week.

    Wanted to watch this one before Ramin Bahrani's next film, Fahrenheit 451, drops this weekend. 99 Homes is an intense film with outstanding performances from Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon. Basically, real estate Game of Thrones--you win or you die. I would have liked to have gone even deeper and more personal with Shannon's character because he was fascinating, but we didn't get as intimate a look at him.…

  • Battlefield Earth

    Battlefield Earth

    This was so, so, so, so bad, and so much stupid, hilarious fun. I can't believe it exists.

    #JusticeForMickey

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  • Loving

    Loving

    ★★★★★

    If you're looking for a social epic with sweeping courtroom scenes and dramatic proclamations, look somewhere else. "Loving" is exactly what I thought it would be. A quiet, pensive peek into the lives of a true couple who faced adversity simply to live a married life as an interracial couple in the late 50s early 60s.

    This film is one of moments. Jeff Nichols wastes no a single shot here. If your eyes are open, you will see hushed symbolism…

  • Wind River

    Wind River

    ★★★★

    Fantastic crime story, straight-shooting and impacting. Like his previous film, Hell or High Water, Sheridan is reviving the Western in the best and most dramatic ways.

    I won't go too into detail here, but I want to share how this film brought me to tears by having two men--one Native American, one White-- bonding and weeping together over their shared grief. So powerful. The last images of the film with those two together are without a doubt my favorite and could be a short film unto themselves.

    Also, Jon Bernthal surprise???