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  • The Mole Agent
  • Baby Driver
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona
  • Strangers on a Train

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  • A Hero

    ★★★½

  • West Side Story

    ★★★★

  • Being the Ricardos

    ★★★

  • The Lady Vanishes

    ★★★½

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  • A Hero

    A Hero

    ★★★½

    I recently watched a THR director’s roundtable with Farhadi and I was a bit embarrassed that I was unfamiliar with his work. So I had to check out A Hero and it was awesome being introduced to a new vision. 

    It took a while for me to get used to the culture on screen, as the entire central issue was an unfamiliar concept for me.  But the story will really pull on your heartstrings and while there were some pacing issues…

  • West Side Story

    West Side Story

    ★★★★

    You just knew Spielberg was gonna bring the magic. Not many filmmakers could take a dated storyline with dancing gangsters and deliver many moments of "movie magic", but West Side Story managed to feel fresh and exciting, despite coming 60 years after the original film.

    The musical numbers include some of the best musical moments I've seen in quite some time, filled with life and color, and will leave you tapping in your seat. The cast is mostly great, with…

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  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    ★★

    Or The Hours of The Slog, is Oscar bait and pretentious filmmaking at its finest. Needlessly long and wildly dull, it’s hard not to feel incomplete and unsatisfied after watching this film. Netflix yet again pandering to the Letterboxd-type crowd, hunting for a Best Picture winner; well this certainly will not be it.

    Benedict Cumberbatch takes a break from playing a misunderstood prick and instead is just a giant asshole throughout. The first half of the movie has little to…

  • Hollywood

    Hollywood

    ★★½

    A bunch of characters complain about how hard life is and then get everything they’ve ever wanted. Their stories you want to root for but the characters are so shallow and boring, when they achieve their goals, I just rolled my eyes and went “of course”. Weak writing and an incredible lack of subtlety make this quite disappointing