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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★★

    8th Rewatch

    I will never get over how damn good and misunderstood this film is. Possibly my favorite iteration of Luke, as it takes what he learned throughout the films alongside his most recent tragedy of the rise of Kylo Ren/fall of Ben Solo, and brings him to a place of fully actualizing what the force and Jedi truly mean. The lessons he and Yoda preach really stand out in the saga.

    Poe's arc of obsessed winner to reliable leader…

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    Some good fun in here but it just really does not feel like a movie (which I guess is true behind the scenes). 

    The huttling stuff is just... a choice. 

    Watching the Clone Wars series for the first time so I am very excited to see certain characters in this film grow throughout the series.

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  • Marriage Story

    Marriage Story

    ★★★★½

    A film that effectively evokes nuanced emotion in every scene that I cried four times.

    It’s very much not a film about winning or choosing sides, but seeing what a divorce can bring upon two reasonable and well-meaning people. It’s about two people that want what’s the best for all, but their paths were no longer aligned. 

    Scarlett and Adam are sensational in this and really dive into this story. You could feel every aspect of their feelings in any…

  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

    Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

    ★★★★

    Hell yeah! Sugary sweet hyper-violence that has over-arching self love and liberation of the exploited. The camaraderie among the misfits feels natural and the lifting of each other in fight scenes was satisfying. The playful nature of the character archetypes is refreshing and wonderfully handled in this film’s tonal shifts.

    It’s a work of art that breaks the bars of the superhero genre, especially coming from the DCEU which has struggled till recently to add something especially unique and fun.…