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  • Incendies
  • The Secret in Their Eyes
  • Children of Men
  • Brick

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  • Don't Worry Darling

    ★★

  • Triangle of Sadness

    ★★★½

  • Fire Island

    ★★★

  • La Jetée

    ★★★★½

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  • Don't Worry Darling

    Don't Worry Darling

    ★★

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

    This film is just as superficial as the characters that inhabit it. It presents us with an ideal concept that seems so appealing on the surface, but as you dive deeper, it’s picturesque surface corrodes to reveal a shallow, unsubtle mess of ambition.

    Don’t Worry Darling feels like a feature length Black Mirror compilation, mixing in a slew of similar themes. However, this isn’t like USS Callister, where it’s premise is revealed from the start. Instead we get towards the…

  • Triangle of Sadness

    Triangle of Sadness

    ★★★½

    I found this pretty entertaining and clever, but at times it lacked subtlety and it didn’t really resonate with me.  It’s hilarious and it was shot pretty well, but it felt familiar and safe in its writing and presentation. The ensemble carried the film for me, and the character interactions were my favorite part, but the overall narrative didn’t really do it in for me. Still would recommend.

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  • The Pig Walks

    The Pig Walks

    ★★★★★

    the pig walked if you didn’t give this film 5 stars you clearly didn’t understand

  • Holmes & Watson

    Holmes & Watson

    discount ethan coen