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  • Mr. Roosevelt

    Mr. Roosevelt


    I still remember following Noël Wells on tumblr after seeing a video of her lip-syncing to McArthur Park in a gold lamé jumpsuit on youtube. Look how far she's come *teary smile emoji*

    Mr. Roosevelt tells the shaggiest of stories about a comedian who's forced to return to Austin and to the discomfiting orbit of her ex and his new girlfriend when her cat dies. Nothing much happens but in its own disarmingly relatable way, this is a sweet, funny…

  • Double Lover

    Double Lover


    This was so silly, guys.

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  • Whiplash



    A thrilling monument to the punishing demands of greatness, Whiplash packs a walloping reminder of how beautifully screen and sound can come together when the medium is dexterously used. A gloriously bold soundtrack winds itself tightly throughout the movie, the impact of which is only heightened by some brilliantly sharp and nimble editing.

    There were certain elements of Whiplash that I didn't like (including, minor spoilers ahead, only the second most contrived car-crash in a Miles Teller movie) but they're…

  • Godzilla



    So here's the thing. One third of this movie is absolutely perfect. There's the incongruously quality cast, filled with the likes of Cranston, Binoche (of all people!), Watanabe, Strathairn and Hawkins, who round out a band of familiar but welcome old tropes - the paranoid engineer, the concerned scientists, the troubled military man.

    Then there's the perfect balance of thrilling disaster porn and deep historical foreboding (perfectly summed up in the movie's great credit sequence), which lend the proceedings their…