Magnolia ★★★★★

“Sometimes there’s so much beauty in the world, I feel like I can’t take it, and my heart is just gonna cave in.”

Surprised/not surprised to find that this is the same astounding expression of empathy that I last encountered twenty years ago.

I will disagree with myself in the morning, but while I was watching it, it felt like there has not been a film its equal since - its operatic ambition, its humility and its generosity of spirit.

God damn that last shot.

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