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  • Eighth Grade

    Eighth Grade

    ★★★

    Poor man’s Lady Bird

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★

    Would’ve liked it much more if two assholes in my row at Celebration Cinema Rivertown weren’t being complete assholes. Thrilling from start to end.

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  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★★

    If you've heard it before, and nobody wrote it, then it's probably a folk song.

    The Coen brothers have given us another gem to add to one of the best resumes in the history of cinema.

    Not just a goofy movie about a struggling Greenwich village musician, this film somehow managed to make me feel bad time and again for a complete asshole. He was so unlikable, but you root for him to the very end.

    The cinematography was beautiful, acting superb, script and directing spot on.

    This is my pick for best picture and best original screenplay

  • The Pit and the Pendulum

    The Pit and the Pendulum

    ★★★

    I was completely unaware of this films existence until it was assigned to me in the second week of the mystery march challenge ( boxd.it/aYJQ ). A satisfying watch, but not sure I'll ever watch it again.

    Vincent Price saved this film. For the first half the only thing that kept me interested was the cinematography. This film is beautifully shot, which I found to be kind of surprising. I thought all of Roger Corman's films were low budget piles…