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  • Her

    Her

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    Sometimes this movie makes me feel really small and sometimes it makes me think I can smile at the oncoming world no matter how big it is. Today it made me small.

    This year I got married and experienced all the joy that comes from spending your life with someone who is perfect for you. We've also been continuing to work through problems with our relationship, small and large. Right now she is in Oregon while I'm in South Korea…

  • The House That Jack Built

    The House That Jack Built

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    FINALLY! I feel like I should run around and yell Eureka or something. I kept watching Lars' films because I could see the level of artistry in his work, but I couldn't enjoy any. In films like Melonchalia and Antichrist there were shots that I believed were transcendant, but I hated watching the full films. Anything evolving his characters bored me to death. They managed to be despicable and didn't give off nothing that I could feel with them.

    I've…

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  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

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    I have to say, I was not expecting that much violence in the first segment. Caught me 100% offguard, and I loved it from the start. I love being surprised by a film like this.

    The whole movie is shot as well as you'd expect from two industry vets like the Coens. The stories are just long enough to keep you fully invested, but also for them to feel complete. I honestly loved every segment. Each tragedies, pretty dark tails,…

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

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    A film that really benefits from the backdrop of the TV show. Rarely do you see a movie based on TV that is necessary, but this is in my opinion. It gains a lot from the R rating, allowing Laura Palmer to REALLY lean in to the dark lifestyle. Almost too far. It gets into pretty solid sleaze.

    On the flip side of that same coin, it loses a lot of charm from the show after its opening act. They…

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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

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    I wanted to love this so bad. I've had it on my watchlist in anticipation for like a year. But it just made me want to cry because this actually happened except it was a hell of a lot less funny and I'm sure there weren't as many feel good moments.

    The jokes were indeed hilarious and the kids were very cute, but I just struggle emotionally with laughing when a German child is told to run at the Americans…