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  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
  • May December
  • John Wick: Chapter 4
  • Anatomy of a Fall

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  • Poor Things

    ★★★★

  • The Boy and the Heron

  • Welcome Back Lounge

  • American Fiction

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  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

    Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

    Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is a 120-minute funeral for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Even after the embarrassments of Eternals and Thor: Love and Thunder, Marvel has now lowered the bar to seemingly unreachable depths, miles beneath their once consistent — and now entirely nonexistent — standard for quality. Any shred of my inner twelve-year-old who grew up watching these movies has long disappeared.

    I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a tiny bit impressed that we’ve arrived…

  • TÁR

    TÁR

    ★★★★★

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

    some rambling thoughts on a movie I love:

    - I’ll discuss the opening Q&A in a bit, but I adore the montage beforehand. It’s an effective juxtaposition between the voiceover of Tár’s grand introduction, where all her accolades are read, and footage of the assistants who aid her but don’t receive any recognition. The shot of Francesca, standing in the doorway and mouthing along, is what really makes the scene for me. It’s just such a perfect introduction to her…

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  • Welcome Back Lounge

    Welcome Back Lounge

    Congrats to Jack and everybody involved !

  • Witness for the Prosecution

    Witness for the Prosecution

    ★★★★

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

    Billy Wilder was a true actor’s director. Over the course of his career, Wilder directed some of Hollywood’s most famous stars, resulting in a slew of iconic performances that defined Wilder’s filmography as much as they defined the star personas of their respective actors. Wilder’s strong relationship with his actors often led to partnerships; Jack Lemmon, William Holden, and Marilyn Monroe all appeared in multiple of Wilder’s films. One of Wilder’s most intriguing star pairings was with German film star…

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  • Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

    Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

    Upon watching this movie, Spielberg remarked that he’s not the only person who can make Indy movies; perhaps he was referring to the fact that Chat GPT can now churn out a lifeless rendition of Indy tropes without any heart or style to back it up. It should be criminal for an Indy movie to have set pieces this boring. There is no weight to any damage inflicted, no wit in any visual gags, no rhythm in any editing. For…

  • Anatomy of a Fall

    Anatomy of a Fall

    ★★★★

    Had to prevent myself from audibly cackling in delight during a certain camera move. Truly impressive how confidently directed this is.