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  • Amadeus
  • The Mummy
  • Casino Royale
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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  • Knowing

  • Another Round

  • Hillbilly Elegy

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  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs

    This isn't a standard biopic, and thank god for that. The structure and execution are totally brilliant. Reviewers have commented that it could be a play, and rightfully so. But there's so much more to this movie than sharp dialogue. I think this film is operatic, in a way, exquisitely balanced scene-by-scene, character-by-character, shot-by-shot. It's Shakespearean in its ambition and its thematic resonances. To think of it as just a portrait of one extremely unlikeable man is missing the point.

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★★

    I need some time to digest before I write my senior thesis that thoroughly covers all the reasons why I object to this film and all of the Star Wars content unceremoniously shoveled to us by a robber baron Mouse. Bravo to the actors for doing what they could with such soulless, incoherent material. JUSTICE FOR GEORGE LUCAS for delivering an affecting emotional arc for Anakin in the prequels, even though it wasn’t perfectly executed. In its place the Mouse…

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  • My King

    My King

    ★½

    I can't believe this bloated two-hour dramedy nightmare premiered at Cannes. This was a subtle way of saying I was at Cannes.

  • Elf

    Elf

    A yearly torture at holiday family reunions.