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  • C'mon C'mon

    ★★★½

  • Something Borrowed

  • The Humans

    ★★★

  • Hellraiser

    ★★★

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  • C'mon C'mon

    C'mon C'mon

    ★★★½

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    It’s a screenplay that asks probing, life-affirming questions of impressionable young kids that end up leaving an impression on us. However, the story focuses closer on the interpersonal relationship in Johnny’s life and the life-changing journey he experiences with his sister Viv’s (Gaby Hoffmann) son Jesse (Woody Norman). The experience is shared and communal – it’s the feeling of sharing a space and one’s life with another person. It’s the inevitable bond that forms and…

  • Something Borrowed

    Something Borrowed

    A terribly misguided film about awful people being awful towards their best friends. It's an experience that essentially traps the audience for two hours, forcing us into a room without a key and making us suffer through these awful characters' uninteresting sex lives. Every creative decision in the film leads the narrative towards discoveries that make you hate the characters even more.

    Furthermore, Kate Hudson's the one actor in the film that plays this almost to a point of campiness,…

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  • Mank

    Mank

    ★★★★½

    Mank is impeccably made - a towering achievement for David Fincher, as a film that succeeded on every conceivable creative level, expanding on the Kane legend and not misrepresenting the people the original Herman Mankiewicz Citizen Kane script portrayed. Bombastic, overtly provocative, dripping in narcissism writing that would've made Herman Mankiewicz proud. A gorgeously shot homage to the masterpiece Citizen Kane, the old studio system, and the levity of the situation with the Hearst family's friendly relationship with Mankiewicz and…

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★

    Dune is the unadaptable novel that three auteurs of their era have now braved - David Lynch, Alejandro Jodorowsky, and now with the most self-serious tone, Denis Villeneuve and only Villeneuve had the foresight to split this story into two parts with the massive worldbuilding element of the novel. Now, it's hard to judge the entire product without seeing the result, but knowing what is left in the story has me incredibly excited for part two. Part one does an…