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  • The Lost City of Z

    The Lost City of Z

    ★★★★

    Was not surprised to see Robert Pattinson once again nailing a performance but was pleasantly surprised by both performances from Charlie Hunnam and Sienna Miller; I didn't think either of them had this level of performance in them. Both career highs.

    I was mesmerized by this tale of complete and all-encompassing obsession.

    Another outstanding project from Gray.

  • Home Again

    Home Again

    ★★★½

    I love movies about unconventional families and this one is pretty much as unconventional as they come. And how great is it that in the end, it's not about ending up with a guy?

    My only complaint: the story line with Zoey is pointless.

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  • Melancholia

    Melancholia

    ★★★★

    I’ve liked, though not always enjoyed. Lars von Trier’s offerings over the past few years but for some reason, likely the combination of length and expectation, Melancholia escaped me. With his new film due for festival runs this winter, the time seemed ripe to catch up with his 2011 offering. Why did I wait so long?

    Undeniably beautiful, Melancholia is also my favourite of von Trier’s works. It’s his exploration of a woman suffering through depression on her wedding day…

  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    ★★★★

    I have a few issues with it - namely the motivation behind one of the central moments in the 3rd act and a too-long action sequence - but otherwise, it's a total lovefest.

    At one point, I was so joyously happy, I even got a little teary-eyed.