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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ★★★★

    Says a lot when one of the most heartwarming movies this year is about Nazis.

    Jojo Rabbit is probably the weakest of Taika Waititi’s films. With that said it’s still a funny yet sincere film. And again, it’s about NAZIS! The film’s biggest strength is the cast (minus Rebel Wilson, she was pretty annoying and unnecessary). Waititi as Hitler is the best performance giving him a voice for Jojo’s misguided conscience while just showing how truly stupid and pathetic of…

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    Once Upon a Time in the West

    ★★★★★

    Just when I thought Leone couldn't top The Good, The Bad and The Ugly...he did. It’s fascinating to think however that Leone made this film because Paramount wanted him to make another western, despite wanting to leave the Western genre to make Once Upon a Time in America (which I’ll be watching later this month). He did what Paramount wanted but by his rules. One of them being casting Henry Fonda as the antagonist rather than his typical protagonist roles…

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  • Paths of Glory

    Paths of Glory

    ★★★★½

    Kubrick was changing the world of filmmaking way before New Hollywood came along. He just paved the road for it. Plus, it feels it feels good to watch this before Sam Mendes’ 1917 comes out showing: Yes Hollywood, WWI movies do exist.

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★

    Sorry guys, but I thought the film was just fine. Basically a bit of a self-indulgent film that while well-crafted in the filmmaking, is very Scorsese inspired to a fault that just doesn’t have that special ingredient that Taxi Driver and King of Comedy had (I did like De Niro in the film despite that). I admire it for trying something new for comic book films and I’m glad a lot of people love it. It’s just for me (especially…