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  • The Daughter

    The Daughter

    ★★★★½

    Another gritting Simon Stone production. Minus the flaws, such as some below average acting which threw off some of the human connection and nuance in the film (and although there was very little of it, it still threw me off) and some interesting cohesion and pacing choices, this film had so much to talk about. First of all, Simon Stone's genius screenplay once again showing he is one of the best of our generation. Second off, Ewen Leslie delivers perhaps…

  • Synecdoche, New York

    Synecdoche, New York

    ★★★★★

    There’s just something about ‘Synecdoche, New York’ that evokes a keen sense of despair and longing, creating sound room for thought and intrigue about ones life and the relationships we share with others. As stated by the director, Charlie Kaufman, the film is written in such a way as to leave room for vast interpretation about the meaning of the film, giving a wide variety of possible takeaways form the audience. In my first viewing of this masterpiece of a…