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  • The Meyerowitz Stories

    The Meyerowitz Stories

    ★★★★★

    The best film of 2017 so far, by far.
    A beautifully shot, tightly scripted, top notch acted new home run for the brilliant Noah Baumbach.
    Once again he dives into the hell hole of the artsy partsy, the narcisism of the patriarc, the mess left behind, the generations twisting themselves with trauma.
    I love Danny's character, how he decided to not be a dick in life and in doing so gave up art and social prestige but actually bonded with…

  • Opening Night

    Opening Night

    ★★★★½

    Everything you've ever heard about how brilliant John Cassavetes is was nothing compared to how brilliant John Cassavetes is.

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  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ★★★★★

    Might sound blasphemous, but this is not just a spectacular work of art, it is also a work of God.

    I'm going to be real lazy as a critic here, mainly because I didn't find anything that was done wrong in Terrence Malick's masterpiece.
    The film is sweepingly brilliant, touching, metaphisical, strong, both complex and childishly simple at the same time. There is Pantheism. There is Faith. There is the Budha like mother figure, the birds in the trees and…

  • Everybody Wants Some!!

    Everybody Wants Some!!

    ★★★★★

    Richard Linklater here crowns himself as the King of real life.
    I mean, perfect, all around. Visually, a blast – a perfect palette of college color. The music is awesome, you feel you need more of each character – they’re all so brilliantly formed out of life!
    I heard in one of Linklater’s interviews that he had way less “demons” in college than in high school, so I was expecting some good quality everydayness with a cool soundtrack. But there…