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  • Donnie Darko
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Galveston

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  • Midnight Cowboy

    ★★★½

  • The Rover

    ★★★½

  • Nightwatch

    ★★★½

  • French Exit

    ★★★★

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  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★★★

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

    SPOILER Alert
    This is one the finest films I have ever seen. Lynne Ramsey has created a true masterpiece. The films title hints to the deeper levels of the film in that it depicts Joe (Joaquin's character) deeply troubled life, with an abusive father and with traumatic war experiences, both of which we see in brief flashbacks. Joe suffers from PTSD from both his war experiences and his childhood witness to his father wielding a hammer at times to his…

  • Buster's Mal Heart

    Buster's Mal Heart

    ★★★★

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

    This was a very interesting well done film that requires your attention and some analysis. Spoiler alert!!! Do not read if you do not want the main twists revealed..
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    Busters mental issues came to the fore from pressure of work and family under the added stress of a terrible night shift job at a hotel.

    His mental condition deteriorates till Buster imagines a conspiracy guy to cover his own ill deeds of theft and murder…

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  • Starman

    Starman

    ★★★★★

    I watched Starman again tonight for what must be the the 10th time over the years and this movie remains as heartfelt and beautiful and poignant as it was the first time and every time. It is so sublimely acted by Jeff Bridges with a script that is minimal and so honest and a score so perfect and softly emotional that I cry in same places every time, as it draws me into a world of two people that are…

  • A Dark Song

    A Dark Song

    ★★★★½

    How have I not heard about this film? It is absolutely fantastic. Great acting with a great set and a story line that was intricate and detailed. It centered around the procedures of a magical ritual and was delivered in a way that drew you into every moment with baited breath. An engrossing slow burn. The music was so appropriate and added much to the foreboding atmosphere. One of the best thriller / horror..its not a horror film imo rather more of a psychological thriller