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  • Maria Bamford: Old Baby

    Maria Bamford: Old Baby

    ★★★★

    Understandabley not everyone's cup of tea as stand up, but Bamford is a singular artist whose confessional comedy straddles the line between performance art and therapy session. Even when it's not laugh out loud funny (though it often is), it is alwas a sincere expression of a gifted, tortured mind bent with absurdity in all kids of surprising ways.

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Honestly shocked that I didn't go for this.

    Took it for granted that I would be impressed - and as a portrait of a time and place, I was. Van Hoytema's photography is stunning, particularly the aerial stuff. But I found the script to be one contrived bit of suspense after another. And Nolan seemed so concerned with avoiding war movie cliches, that he failed to create a single memorable character. Others seemed to exist for purposes of exposition alone.…

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    I've taken all of your criticisms into account and have determined that you're all wrong.

  • John Wick

    John Wick

    ★★★★

    Like if Damien Chazelle had studied murder in college instead of jazz.