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Favorite films

  • The Shining
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Barbarian

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  • Time Bomb Y2K

    ★★★½

  • Wayne's World

    ★★★

  • The Harder They Fall

    ★★★★

  • RRR

    ★★★★★

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  • Time Bomb Y2K

    Time Bomb Y2K

    ★★★½

    Most of my criticism about this documentary comes down to technical aspects. Though, I do think that the film accomplishes what was likely intended.

    There's something heartwarming about glimpsing back to this strange moment in time. It certainly is a reminder of humble beginnings. But, these snippets in time are woven together in a manner that politely demands that the audience recognize the absolute chokehold modern technology has on us--again, in a most pleasant way.

  • Wayne's World

    Wayne's World

    ★★★

    People have been asking if I've seen this movie my entire life. Well, I finally watched it, and I truly wasn't prepared for it's mediocrity.

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  • The Super Mario Bros. Movie

    The Super Mario Bros. Movie

    ★★★½

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

    They nailed the animation and soundtrack. The casting was great--besides the mains. I definitely could have done without Pratt's performance, and as much as I love Taylor-Joy even her performance is a bit so-so. Also, the movie continuously tries to straddle the impossible: they want you to believe that this is Mario's first appearance in the Mushroom Kingdom while constantly calling upon the audience to lean on existing knowledge of the franchise. Surely this is partly due to the future…

  • Stutz

    Stutz

    ★★★★

    As a currently non-practicing social worker, none of Stutz's theories or approaches to therapy are novel to me. However, to anyone unfamiliar with mental health care and the therapeutic process of helping relationships, the tools presented in the film could be transformative, or it may prove to be just the push someone needs to seek care for themselves or a loved one. I applaud Hill for further normalizing therapy and mental health care in a manner that lands as both…

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