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  • High Flying Bird

    High Flying Bird

    ★★★★½

    Can't think of many things as cinematically pleasurable as watching Andre Holland and Zazie Beetz talk at a bar.

  • Velvet Buzzsaw

    Velvet Buzzsaw

    No laughs, no scares, no point.

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  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★

    Cuaron makes it perfectly clear: this is not another Chivo-shot joint. Which, honestly, fine, I'm tired of Lubezki's ubiquitous long takes. However, the director goes so far in the opposite direction that he settles into a repetitive pattern of ponderous pans & fast tracks that tell us... what, exactly? Certainly not much about Cleo, ostensibly the main character here, inspired by the director's childhood housekeeper. But his desire to exert formal control over his memories renders the film emotionally inert. And…

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    Hacksaw Ridge

    I can't believe this film was made in 2016 & not 1996. It is the WALK HARD of WWII movies.