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  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★★★

    Almost unbearably intense at times.

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★★

    I thought this was pretty great. It's the level of weird that I tend to enjoy, and it was a treat to have a cast almost entirely of women. The visuals are fantastic, the story clicks along nicely, and there are just enough creepy moments.

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  • Brooklyn

    Brooklyn

    ★★★★½

    Absolutely lovely. It's so refreshing to watch a film centered on good, ordinary people who are kind to each other. I loved the book, and this was an excellent adaptation.

  • We Need to Talk About Kevin

    We Need to Talk About Kevin

    ★★★★

    I haven't read the book this is based on (Shriver's novels are hit-or-miss) for me, but I appreciated the movie's sometimes subtle ambiguity. Director Lynne Ramsay puts us inside Eva's head, so we could see her terror at watching Kevin grow up in the way he does and feel sympathy for her. But there are visual hints at the ways she is perhaps failing Kevin as a parent and the ways her husband is enabling Kevin's behavior. On the whole,…