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  • A Serious Man

    A Serious Man

    ★★★★★

    I understand how A Serious Man can feel depressing and radiate existential dread, but this film has always provided me with such a sense of calm. The first time I watched it was when I was in high school, and I really didn’t get it at all. It seemed disjointed and pointless and nothing felt properly resolved. But I kept thinking about it and found myself rewatching it every once and a while because it never really left my mind.…

  • Stop Making Sense

    Stop Making Sense

    ★★★★★

    This was...an experience. I never wanted it to end and I kept thinking to myself “I hope I can see this on the big screen one day” because I just...wow...

    I can’t believe how long I took to finally witness this, it has got to be one of the best films of all time without a doubt. I thought about qualifying this as best “documentary” or “concert film” but no it’s so much more than that it’s showstopping collaboration of…

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  • White Boy Rick

    White Boy Rick

    ★★½

    Rick sure was white and also a boy

  • The House with a Clock in Its Walls

    The House with a Clock in Its Walls

    ★★½

    Cate Blanchett head butts a demonic pumpkin in this, Jack Black is his normal exuberant self, and Kyle MacLachlan seems to be having the time of his life playing a creepy old villain who wandered right out of a german expressionist film, but most everything else about this film falls too flat and is too frustratingly unexplored for me to have really enjoyed it.

    read my full Much Ado About Cinema review here!

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  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    ★★★★★

    You don’t ever have to do anything spectacular to be worthy of love”

  • George of the Jungle

    George of the Jungle

    ★★★★★

    The end credit scene with a gorilla voiced by john Cleese singing in vegas wearing a bedazzled suit > all of La La Land