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this app really called it a diary and now everyone gets to read my lizard brain thoughts. nice.

Favorite films

  • Lady Bird
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • Together Together
  • The Tree of Life

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  • Lady Bird

    ★★★★★

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★

  • Nenette and Boni

    ★★★

  • King Richard

    ★★★★

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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★★

    Relationships of all kind are complex and convoluted. While the mother-daughter part of this movie will always hit me so hard (though, I wonder how that would change if I ever move back to California), I thought a lot about Julie during this watch, who Lady Bird completely ditches in her pursuit of Kyle through Jenna, but is able to return to on prom night because sometimes best friendship is just like that. I thought about how Covid fractured/slowed down/paused some…

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★

    Such an enjoyable movie  and perfect for the big screen. And I DID pump my fist in the air when we finally got to the shirtless football scene, which made the boomers around me chuckle. Though I will say, football is a huge downgrade from volleyball smh.

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  • Last Night in Soho

    Last Night in Soho

    ★★★

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

    Edgar Wright said I Am An Ally!!!! But perhaps he should not have said anything at all. 

    I was vibing during the first 45 minutes of Last Night In Soho (aside: color me surprised when within the first 3 minutes of the movie I realized they meant London, not New York). The setup is great. I empathized with Ellie, going to college in The Big City and everyone telling her to Be Careful; the dreamlike transition to 60s London and…

  • Sound of Metal

    Sound of Metal

    ★★★★★

    Nothing like a film that says I’m going to tell you this story through image AND sound AND intense emotion, and nail all of them. So glad I got my sound bar and watched this movie first. If only we got to see this one in theaters :-(