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  • Revenge

    Revenge

    ★★½

    I really want “Revenge” to be the movie it thinks it is, but instead it’s just trashy exploitation.

  • The King

    The King

    ★★★½

    This is perhaps the most unfocused documentary I have ever seen —and yet it’s so evocative of past and current struggles that you cannot help but be entranced.

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    Bravo! Pure, passionate, cinematic perfection. Luca Guadagnino, an existential romantic on par with Bertolucci and Sorrentino, has done it again! ❤️


    "Call Me By Your Name" is something to behold. It affected me deeply. There's a rawness to it, and yet a profound lyricism. There's beauty in its introspective view of longing and observant search for affection, and still a ripe carnality to its depiction of the loss of sexual innocence. Multiple times throughout this beautiful affair, the movie took…

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★

    It's rare that a superhero/comic book movie gets better for me on repeat viewing. But, that's exactly what happened with my second look at "Black Panther".

    The first time around, on the big screen in 3D, the movie was a lot of fun, but also overwhelming. This time, at home with my 4K disc, the machinations of the plot unfurled better and the visuals were more contained. I found myself wanting to pick the whole thing apart and I went…