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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Thin Red Line
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Dazed and Confused

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  • No Time to Die

    ★★★½

  • Hot Fuzz

    ★★★★

  • Signs

    ★★

  • The Shift

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    ★★★★★

    The marathon (which actually lasted almost a week instead of one day, as the initial plan had it) with Landon is over. 

    I’ll try not to say more of what I’ve already said in my review of Fellowship and Towers. 

    This trilogy is a reminder of life as I romanticized it as a child. As I grow older, life grows colder and darker, and I turn to whatever means I can to find happiness or even a little light in…

  • Dazed and Confused

    Dazed and Confused

    ★★★★★

    The older you get, the more rules they’re gonna try to get you to follow. You gotta keep livin’, man. L-I-V-I-N.”

    Criterion blu-ray

    Dazed and Confused is one of those enjoy-the-journey-don’t-worry-about-the-destination pieces, and it puts other films with the same goal to absolute shame. It captures a small moment in time (one day), therefore allowing absolutely no character arcs. Every character ends the film very close to where they began—after all, how much can you really change in one day? These…

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  • No Time to Die

    No Time to Die

    ★★★½

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

    Up until this point, I’d only seen Goldfinger and Spectre, so while I’m not a Bond nerd, I still understood enough from Spectre for No Time to Die to make sense. 

    I think I’m just going to break down the different elements that stuck out to me, starting with the good.

    Firstly, it’s a Bond film, and I watched No Time to Die on the biggest screen I could find. This alone made the movie super fun. There’s always going…

  • Hot Fuzz

    Hot Fuzz

    ★★★★

    Edgar Wright’s second-best film. That might change with Soho 😛

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