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  • Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park

    ★★★★½

    A great drive-in movie to go see while visiting family.

    Although, the part where we locked ourselves out of the car as soon as we got to the drive-in, had to call the cops to come unlock us, and the Lady Cop who showed up and used all sorts of nifty things to unlock the car but didn't say something like, "It's a Unix System, I know this!" left me a little bummed out.

  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    ★★★★½

    American Shen-Yun, turns out, is pretty good!

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  • Things to Come

    Things to Come

    ★★★★★

    There's a passage from Rousseau that Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert who is, perhaps next to Juliette Binoche and Maggie Cheung, the best working actress in the world) teaches to her students in the 3rd act of this film. It is a passage about desire supplanting or superseding happiness. That it is the expectation of something good happening that brings true pleasure. That it is this hope for things to come that is the source of pleasure. Not the things themselves coming…

  • Spectre

    Spectre

    ★½

    More Lea Seydoux. Less everything else, please.

    Also, where did the Sam Mendes of REVOLUTIONARY ROAD and JARHEAD go? I want that guy back.