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  • Sisters

    Sisters

    ★★★★

    It still goes waaaaaay broader than I usually like (especially in the third act) but it's also still fun, weirdly clever and sweet enough for me to forgive its problems.

  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    John Wick: Chapter 2

    ★★★★½

    Yesssssssssssss.

    Everything I could have wanted or needed from another installment in this franchise. The action is somehow even more impressive than its predecessor, the cinematography is still on point and while the film does feel like it hits a lot of the same beats as the first one, it never feels derivative, never feels anything less than spectacular. I need so many more of these movies.

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  • Inglourious Basterds

    Inglourious Basterds

    ★★★★★

    I can't even think of words to describe the ways I love this movie. Masterfully clever, shocking, nail-bitingly tense, hilarious - the cast is a once in a lifetime cavalcade of awesome and I have no doubt that there are a number of scenes that will be studied in film classes years from now. Definitely Quentin Tarantino's most mature, coherent film and arguably his best. QT deserved the Best Original Screenplay Oscar this year and it is a travesty that Melanie Laurent wasn't even nominated for her performance.

  • In Bruges

    In Bruges

    ★★★★

    Not at all what I was expecting - in a good way. Funny, interesting and surprisingly somber at times; I can see myself revisiting this film quite a bit in the future.