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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★½

    last seen in 2017, but i thought i’d give it a rewatch since i’m basically the only one of my friends to have had a tepid reaction to it, and since it’s been hailed as a masterpiece by a big chunk of online reviews. ("have i missed the mark" i asked myself ??)
    i wish i could drown myself in this movie the way other people do, but as the story unfolded i found myself reminded of how hollow it…

  • Sherlock, Jr.

    Sherlock, Jr.

    that car chase invented fast and furious

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  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    ★★★★

    This is way more enjoyable than I thought it'd be. Bueller's character is actually very nuanced, and not the egotistical teenager some see him as. His friendship with Cameron and love for Sloane are genuine : he wants to share a day with them, entertain them, knowing that soon they won't have this freedom. Some of the plot feels more childish, but it often hits home.

  • The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

    The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

    ★★★★

    One of my very favorites Billy Wilder. The first half hour alone is brillant and moving, and the case is tricky, funny but not tacky. The relation between Sherlock and Watson is great, very modern.