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  • Nowhere

    ★★★★½

  • A Little Chaos

    ★★★★

  • Welcome to Me

    ★★★★½

  • Mustang

    ★★★★½

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  • Nowhere

    Nowhere

    ★★★★½

    My one of my first boyfriends introduced me to this film in his grimy flatshare, while his roommate was sucking down meth, on a fucked up mattress off Vermont in East Los at the midpoint through the aughts. The infamous bus stop scene brings me right back every time, and I feel like this was the only way to watch the film.

  • A Little Chaos

    A Little Chaos

    This made the list for three reasons: Alan Rickman's direction and acting, Kate Winslet and Stanley Tucci's excellent performances and my unending love of the reign of the Sun King (Louis XIV of France). Tucci playing Monsieur (Philippe, Duc de Orleans - the flamboyant brother of the King) was a revelation - and scenes with Rickman and Winslet were the heart of the show. Otherwise the film has some structure and pacing issues, but remains a lush and beautiful tale.

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  • 45 Years

    45 Years

    I will love Andrew Haigh forever for his previous movie about a relationship, Weekend - probably the best movie about a gay relationship. In this film, it's the days leading up to a 45 year wedding anniversary that proves just as insightful and riveting. Rampling devastates and fascinates especially.

  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    Tarantino is in perfect form here. His script is almost made for the stage, but this is the correct medium. The acting is typically outstanding with Jackson and Leigh turning in career highs. The score from ultimate spaghetti western composer Ennio Morricone
    adds everything from tension to whimsy at every scene. The 70mm film version adds a 15 minute intermission in the middle of the third and fourth chapters and turns the film into a three hour epic. A modern…