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  • Lady Macbeth

    Lady Macbeth

    ★★★½

    6.5/10
    The Cinematography is a five. This film relies on little to no score at all, leaving you with the unsettled starkness of it all. I wanted to feel more than I did because I kept humming and wondering why should I feel bad for this woman. This is Madame Bovary all over again except this time she takes matters into her own hands. Still there are moments throughout that beg to be screenshotted and painted. And perhaps feeling bad for a shut-in, married off, privileged white woman wasn't the aim at all. Matrimony was hell.

  • Book Club

    Book Club

    ★★★

    6.5/10
    This reminded me of my Gran. She was in a quilting and reading group for many years. Anytime I was able to join her for a meeting was a memorable experience. Short and sweet, not an earth shattering documentary for MayDoc, but sometimes you need light material in the mix.

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  • Fifty Shades Freed

    Fifty Shades Freed

    ½

    I'm fairly certain my Barbies had more sordid love affairs than these two. Sheesh I even rented the unrated version hoping to finally see proof of these films meriting so much hype in the erotica department. There's a montage near the end, A MONTAGE. What is this a Lifetime Original Movie? At least we finally got to see an actual argument between the two that didn't end with 'here let's have sex' instead of talking through our problems.

  • Tully

    Tully

    ★★★★

    8.5/10

    My only regret is the only theater playing this near me is a little over an hour away and I won't be able to see it again until its Blu-ray release (which I will buy).

    Imperfect people, imperfect story, but still manages to pull you in and make you want more. I cried. I was surprised. If anything you need to walk away in awe of Charlize Theron's dedication to her craft. I really appreciate how this film depends on its surroundings to give more honesty and emotion.

    Have all my dollars Reitman and Cody!