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  • Brewster's Millions

    Brewster's Millions

    ★★

    Ugh. You just know that when a film completely wastes John Candy, it's not any good. How predictable it is makes for a stiff and uninteresting watch, as well as a mediocre the outline of the plot is, and the perishness the characters suffers from. I expected some fun Walter Hill stuff, but what I got is something I never hope to witness again.

  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

    The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

    ★★★★★

    This film means so much to me. I watched this film for the first time at a very tough period of my life. I could rewatch it again and again and again and again. One day, when I feel like absolute fucking shit, I will shut down every piece of electronic I own, and watch this film multiple times. I cannot figure this film out. What it’s different themes means. I don’t know who to sympathize with, or whenever to…

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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

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

    Reynolds has made my dreams come true. And I have given him what he desires most in return. 
    And what's that? 
    Every piece of me. 

    After my first watch of Phantom Thread, I was blown away. I could not believe what I had seen. Usually, I have a thing with always getting disappointed with films I watch in theaters, and if I don’t go out left in some form of let down, I will later realize I had given the…

  • Summer with Monika

    Summer with Monika

    ★★★★½

    I have learned a lot about cinema from Ingmar Bergman, probably why we have the same look on most cinematic aspects. Ingmar Bergman wouldn't try to tell stories (or create universes) - we have tv-shows for that - no, Bergman directed a film on less than 100 minutes and throughout the short runtimes, the man manages to spit out a message every time. The plot is in the film to throw our characters around and develop them in an interesting…