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  • The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden

    ★★★★★

    I had put off watching this until I could get my filthy paws on the "Extended Version" and once my copy of the Artificial Eye release got here from the U.K., it became abundantly clear just how excited I was to be seeing a new Park Chan-wook film that I had heard nothing but great things about. Luckily, it did not dissatisfy in the least.

    The Handmaiden is, in my opinion, flawless. The cinematography is exquisite, the acting phenomenal; from…

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    Very fortunate that my local movie theater was showing this in 70mm, because it made the experience of seeing this on the big screen that much more immersive and incredible. Christopher Nolan's latest is a spectacular war epic that draws you in from the opening moments and doesn't let go, even after the credits roll. One of the most intense films I've seen in a theater ever, where I found myself simply in awe of what I was witnessing.

    At…

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★★★

    I wanted to experience this for the first time in the most spectacular way possible, and the closest place near me to do that was The Franklin Institute in Philly, on it's giant domed IMAX screen. Unfortunately, my friend and I didn't think to get there early to acquire the best seats (which are at the very top, or at least towards it) and we were stuck near the bottom, where you have to crane your neck to see the…

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★★

    I'll keep this short (I love how I say it as if all of my reviews are incredibly in-depth and lengthy) since I feel like I'll be passing out from exhaustion at any moment, but finally got around to watching this. I've been looking forward to seeing the Coen Brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis ever since I first heard about it, which is usually how it is for me whenever they have a new film coming out. But this is definitely…