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  • Take Shelter

    Take Shelter

    ★★★★★

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

    𝙲𝚊𝚛𝚜 𝚛𝚞𝚜𝚑 𝚋𝚢 𝚊𝚜 𝙲𝚞𝚛𝚝𝚒𝚜 𝚐𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚕𝚢 𝚌𝚕𝚘𝚜𝚎𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚌𝚊𝚛 𝚍𝚘𝚘𝚛. 𝙺𝚎𝚎𝚙𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚎𝚢𝚎𝚜 𝚘𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚕𝚒𝚐𝚑𝚝𝚗𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚜𝚝𝚘𝚛𝚖, 𝚑𝚎 𝚠𝚊𝚕𝚔𝚜 𝚝𝚘 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚜𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚕𝚍𝚎𝚛.

    𝙸𝚝’𝚜 𝚊 𝚏𝚊𝚗𝚝𝚊𝚜𝚝𝚒𝚌 𝚍𝚒𝚜𝚙𝚕𝚊𝚢 𝚘𝚏 𝚕𝚒𝚐𝚑𝚝. 𝙷𝚞𝚛𝚛𝚒𝚎𝚍 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚒𝚗𝚝𝚎𝚗𝚜𝚎. 𝙰 𝙱𝙾𝙻𝚃 𝚘𝚏 𝚕𝚒𝚐𝚑𝚝𝚗𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚌𝚑𝚎𝚜 𝚍𝚘𝚠𝚗 𝚝𝚘 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚐𝚛𝚘𝚞𝚗𝚍. 𝚂𝚙𝚊𝚛𝚔𝚜 𝚙𝚘𝚙 𝚘𝚏𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚝𝚑 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚍𝚒𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚗𝚌𝚎. 𝙰𝚗𝚘𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛 𝙱𝙾𝙻𝚃 𝚜𝚝𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚔𝚜 𝚍𝚘𝚠𝚗, 𝚐𝚎𝚝𝚝𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚌𝚕𝚘𝚜𝚎𝚛.

    𝙲𝚞𝚛𝚝𝚒𝚜 𝚜𝚎𝚎𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚏𝚏𝚒𝚌 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚝𝚒𝚗𝚞𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚝𝚘 𝚙𝚊𝚜𝚜 𝚋𝚢 𝚊𝚝 𝚏𝚞𝚕𝚕 𝚜𝚙𝚎𝚎𝚍.

    𝙲𝚄𝚁𝚃𝙸𝚂
    (𝚝𝚘 𝚑𝚒𝚖𝚜𝚎𝚕𝚏)
    𝙸𝚜 𝚊𝚗𝚢𝚘𝚗𝚎 𝚜𝚎𝚎𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚝𝚑𝚒𝚜?


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  • 28 Weeks Later

    28 Weeks Later

    ★½

    When I first got into horror movies, I began watching this after seeing its predecessor. I stopped watching after the opening segment. Didn't really want to go through a movie as ugly as that scene was if that was any indication of where the story would go.

    Many years later, I decided tonight to give it another shot. I'd like to think my judgment is more refined than it was right after I got out of college, and after these…

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  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★★★★

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

    The film medium has been used as a canvas for love letters for some time now, but John Krasinski's A Quiet Place is one of the most beautiful and haunting ballads I've seen written for the big screen. It's clear what A Quiet Place is written for - his (and his wife Emily Blunt's) kids - and it's clear what it's about: the lengths a parent will go to make sacrifices for their children, and how frightening and virtuous those…

  • A Monster Calls

    A Monster Calls

    ★★★★★

    “Stories are wild creatures. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?”

    Well, A Monster Calls certainly wreaked havoc on my heart, that's for certain.

    Perfect casting. Wonderful illustrations. Dazzling CGI. A moving soundtrack. A story that I don't think I'll ever forget. This film has it all.

    We need more films like this. Movies like A Monster Calls provide healing in a way that is exclusive to this art form. That being said, it's still…