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  • See You Next Tuesday

    See You Next Tuesday

    ★★★★

    Mona (Eleanore Pienta) doesn’t have much outside of a cashier’s job at a local grocery store that pays the rent (it doesn’t actually) for her yellow, floral-print room; which is just that, a room, and nothing more. No kitchen. No bathroom. Just a room littered with an assortment of porcelain tchotchkes and trash. Those are her possessions, along with her hastily orange-spray-painted jacket, and, all things considered, she appears content.

    She is pregnant, though, and a newborn does not exactly…

  • The Trip to Spain

    The Trip to Spain

    ★★½

    Wowza! They both do Michael Caine impressions!?! Both of em. That's wild.

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  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    The Royal Tenenbaums

    ★★★★★

    Often times certain films hold a special place in my heart, as I am sure the same can be said of almost everyone else. My memory of The Royal Tenenbaums involves a group of friends driving one hour (both ways) to Baltimore to catch it at the Charles Theater. At the time, that was the only way to see Wes Anderson’s newest film, since growing up in a small town in Pennsylvania, one did not have the opportunity to see…

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    Au Hasard Balthazar

    ★★

    Robert Bresson has an insane 7 films on the Sight and Sound list.

    Now, I may or may not possess the Malick gene, the jury is still out, but having watched two Bressons now (this and Pickpocket) I'm almost certain I do not possess a Bresson gene.

    Maybe...completely devoid of the Bresson gene.

    This is, without a doubt, the main director that is so critically praised and universally loved and I cannot, for the life of me, understand why. To…