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  • 20th Century Women

    20th Century Women

    ★★★★

    Do I love this movie or do I just love everything* in this movie? 

    *Annette Bening
    *Also Greta Gerwig dancing to punk rock

  • Beverly Hills Cop

    Beverly Hills Cop

    ★★★

    It would be easy to credit Murphy for making this idiotic caper work (because he’s amazing), but director Martin Brest is real MVP here, making sure every scene, every character, every relationship is specific and real and funny. This is directing. 

    I’ve also long wondered if it would be possible to pull off a human character who behaves with the same fearless comic bravado as Bugs Bunny. Turns out it is possible because Eddie Murphy did it.

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  • John Wick

    John Wick

    ★★★★

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

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

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