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  • Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench

    Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench

    ★★★

    Few things in film right now make me happier than knowing Chazelle is out there right now making movies. He's a natural.

  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum

    The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum

    ★★★

    A film I am very happy to have seen. The craft is very good and interesting. You never notice how much close ups are used in movies until you see one without them. The story is unique in that it is about a aspect of Japanese culture I haven't seen portrayed. At the same time it feels like a story that is timeless to the human condition. I love it when that happens. Glad @Camo recommended this one.

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  • Gravity

    Gravity

    ★★★★★

    "Gravity is an experiment in minimalist blockbuster film making."-Sound On Sight podcast

    I heard this quote just a few minutes after leaving the theater, and I love it. First off I love it because it is true and secondly I love it because Gravity succeeds in a big way. Gravity proves that you can make a big budget film,with movie stars, that relies more on aesthetics than narrative, and that movie can be original, entertaining, and bottom line awesome. Gravity…

  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow

    ★★★½

    I almost didn't go see Edge Of Tomorrow in the theater. I had trailer burn out from the number of times I was subjected to the trailer for this movie. The first time I saw it I thought it could be good, then came the next dozen times. I heard the "Sci-fi Groundhog Day" talk and I was about as disinterested as I could get. Thankfully the tomato meter and some twitter buzz brought me back around. I was able…