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  • A Special Day

    A Special Day

    ★★★★½

    I typically spend a ridiculous amount of time trying to choose a film to watch and more often than not I end up giving up without making a selection. Last night I was determined to fight this habit and as I read the brief synopsis of the first film I picked up, the Criterion Blu Ray of A Special Day, my choice was immediately made.

    "Italian cinema dream team Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni are cast against glamorous type and…

  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    ★★

    The highlight was seeing letterboxd.com/jeremyaleung/


    The A24 marketing machine barrels forward, but as long as these misses are rarer than the hits I'm fine with that. It's really not bad but I had high expectations and it didn't work for me

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    Let's be real, this is more a work of art than anything some old French or Italian dude painted a bunch of years ago. You don't have to watch any other movie to know that this is the best Sci-Fi movie ever made. One of the best movies, period. Amazing shot after amazing shot, through the entire film. It only takes you about five minutes into the movie to realize you are watching something truly amazing, and Kubrick doesn't disappoint.…

  • Tyrannosaur

    Tyrannosaur

    ★★★★

    This is a very powerful movie, led by a strong lead performance by Peter Mullan. He stars as Joseph, a rageful and violent man who is starting to see his own flaws but can't seem to change. He meets a woman, Hannah, and the movie documents a transitioning time in both their lives.

    I kind of put off watching this; these intense emotionally painful movies are not what I'm usually in the mood to watch, but this wasn't as hard…