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  • Big Fish
  • The Dark Knight
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Jurassic Park

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  • Ms. Marvel

    ★★★★½

  • The Deer Hunter

    ★★★★½

  • Aliens vs Predator: Requiem

    ½

  • AVP: Alien vs. Predator

    ★★★

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  • Ms. Marvel

    Ms. Marvel

    ★★★★½

    This is a good solid fun show with some interesting, dynamic style and flair that's elevated drastically by its cast. Iman Vellani is an unbelievable find to embody Kamala Khan, she's just a delight to watch light up the screen (heh, light). But she's also supported by a cast that carries so much heart that the whole thing just soars. Her family and friend circle is one full of love and comes without melodramatic tension. Her community is supportive and…

  • The Deer Hunter

    The Deer Hunter

    ★★★★½

    This is, for large chunks, a slog to get through - but I think it's the first film I've seen where that works in its favor. It's a series of frank vignettes that make up a portrait and it feels so very, very real and genuine. At times viscerally upsetting. At times just bleak and, maybe not quite hopeless, maybe just resigned? The performances are all stellar and they add so much to the heavy, heavy atmosphere in every scene.…

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  • West Side Story

    West Side Story

    ★★★★★

    Listen, I've been a musical theater nut AND a movie nut for as long as I can remember and for some reason I've never been able to feel any special love for West Side Story.

    But this. I am full of love for this impeccable piece of work.

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★½

    Boseman exudes such a quiet, dignified grace in this role. Which seems to just be a reflection of the person he was in real life. I'm gonna miss his presence greatly in the MCU, and in the rest of the world at large. Rest in power and peace.💜

    I hadn't seen this film since theaters. I forgot how beautiful it is to look at and how beautifully fleshed out the lore is. It's good to see a Marvel movie that…