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  • Raw

    Raw

    ★★★★★

    Raw is a captivating and disturbing horror tale that I found totally engrossing from start to finish. Emphasis on the GROSS. Nyuck Nyuck Nyuck. Anywho...bad jokes aside, I just wanted to say that this is a great little horror movie. It really reminded me of French New Wave from the mid-to-late 2000's, a feel I really enjoy. I liked the cinematography a lot in that regard too. The performance by the lead actress was also exceptional, and I hope she…

  • It

    It

    ★★★★★

    The new "It" is just a good time at the movies. Very enjoyable and entertaining, with great child performances, and a stand out performance by Bill Skarsgard, who gives my favorite performance of the year. Like Heath Ledger's Joker, he perfectly mixes creepiness and humor. I look foward to watching this again just for his scenes, especially where he speaks. The opening in the rain where he's first seen was probably the creepiest scene in the film for me. This…

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    La La Land is a magical experience, to put it simply. It's uplifting yet sad at times, but with an ending that sends your emotions soaring. Like some people say, I laughed, I cried. I felt incredibly connected to the characters, and I really wanted to see them succeed both as a couple and to achieve their dreams. You'll have to watch the movie to see if they succeed. Both Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone give great performances, excelling at…

  • Spotlight

    Spotlight

    ★★★★★

    Wow. What a powerful and riveting piece of filmmaking this is. Spotlight has a powerhouse ensemble cast, and had the chance of becoming an acting showcase, but instead, the performances are there to enhance the film's story. This is very much a plot driven film, and while not my favorite approach, I was very much invested in the plot. But I don't want to diminish the acting, because everyone does an excellent job. The stand out is the award worthy…