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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★

    Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure. Surely everyone goes around like a mere phantom; in vain they rush about...” (Psalms 39)

    Lowery hints at his well of inspiration and his shared greatest weight by placing Nietzsche upon the bookshelf in big bold print before C knocks them all to the floor. Much of this movie can be understood through Neitzsche’s pen. 

    The philosophic question posed from Neitzsche’s cosmological piece Thus Says Zarathustra is “time itself is…

  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★

    NY’s allure attracts so many young birds. You’re surrounded by things you can’t have, believing that you can have them. Maybe RDJ was on to something when he said in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang,

    It’s literally like someone took America by the East Coast and shook it and all the normal people managed to hang on

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★½

    I hear back on earth Rust Cohle mainlining the secret truth of the universe:  

    “It’s just one story: the oldest, light versus dark. . . . You ask me, the light’s winning.” 

  • mother!

    mother!

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Assuredly among the most squintingly uncomfortable viewing experiences I’ve had within the last 3-5 years. Even the lighter twinges in the film where people are in her privacy gave me anxiety. We trust our home as the supposed safeplace from the threats out in the world, and watching it become intruded territory makes me lose my cool.  


    Thoughts from director Aronofsky— 

    “It’s a strange horror film, in the most intense, shocking way. There’s a likely chance that you will be…