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  • Miracle at St. Anna

    Miracle at St. Anna

    ★★

    There is no saving Spike Lee's Saving Private Ryan...

    Like Spike's usual fare, it's all out or nothing. And this film is definitely all out. At a whopping 2 hours and 40 minutes, this film packs too much and not enough. There's just too many story lines and plots, and character's with there own problems. What makes Saving Private Ryan so great, is that there are all these guys with different personalities that are doing this crazy mission together, and…

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    Cléo from 5 to 7

    Michel Legrand as Bob steals the fucking show!!!

    Certainly a product of the French New Wave, mixing the shoot-by-the-hip directing style of Godard and the character analysis of Truffaut.

    Definitely good, but I feel like I need to revisit it, my mind was somewhat distracted.

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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★½

    Oh boy...

    Controversial? sure.

    Pretentious? nah.

    Unique? yes.

    Intense? undeniably.

    Scary? not the scary you're thinking of.

    Good? very.

    Once you get the metaphor, the message is straight forward. But it doesn't bash you over the head with it (unlike what some people think). Aronofsky is just telling it as it is, through his own interpretation of the story. I think it's quite brilliant, the way he pulled it off.

    I would like to Highly Recommend this film, but it…

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    I wish that I was alive when Star Wars, directed by George Lucas, hit theaters. It was a completely original, special effects heavy B-movie that took everyone by surprise. A commercial success. The people's choice. A movie for everyone, old or young, with no strings attached...

    That will never, ever happen again.

    Whether it be today, tomorrow, or as long as we travel the path that we're currently on in the verse of cinema. That will never happen again.

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