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  • The Sisters Brothers

    The Sisters Brothers


    Really surprised this isn't getting more attention.

    It's the funniest Western since Blazing Saddles. And Joaquin is the meanest son of a bitch since Eastwood.

    It subverts the genre by showing four different facets of man. The fighter, the lover, the pessimist and the eternal optimist. Typically the west is defined by shallow personalities. Good vs evil. A hero or a coward. But John C. Reiley's character in The Sisters Brothers (Eli) brings baggage. A past that is slowly revealed…

  • First Man

    First Man


    Deciding to make a movie about the most momentous event in human history is a brave choice. But it's also an obviously one. We've only stepped foot on the moon once but the Earth has been collectively thinking about the moment since. As a kid, I wanted to be Neil Armstrong (along with everyone else). I mean, even his name is cool ARM-STRONG! But I only ever got so far into discovering the actual person, Neil Armstrong, born 1930 in…

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  • Interstellar



    Why do we like (love) Christopher Nolan?

    Is it because he makes perfect movies? Of course not. His most recent attempts have all been chock full of problems. If you are the kind of person who is taken out of an experience because of a single mistake, I'll go ahead and tell you there is a chance you won't like this movie. If you're the kind of person looking to find one of the only major blockbuster producing sources of…

  • Boyhood



    Where to even start with this review?

    A period piece shot in the present, over the course of 12 years is the life defining feature about Mason Jr. (played by Ellar Contrane). Linklater took such a huge chance when starting this 12 years ago, I can't even believe this got greenlit. It's one of the most ambitious movies I've ever seen and the fact that it's actually really great is so satisfying.

    If you grew up in the 90s/00s this…