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  • The Player

    ★★★★

  • Singin' in the Rain

    ★★★½

  • A Few Good Men

    ★★★

  • Oppenheimer

    ★★★★½

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  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

    It’s really a movie about nothing, or rather nothing out of the ordinary; it shows life in its purest yet most simple form. But the way it’s presented brings me to tears every time. In my last review of this film I went over how the beautiful cinematography perfectly reflects the nature of the film itself, this time I want to dive a little deeper into the nature itself.

    I think one of the key themes of this story is…

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  • Scream

    Scream

    ★★★★

    Very funny

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    A Brighter Summer Day

    ★★★★★

    No movie paints a fuller picture or tells a more complete story. No movie leaves me as breathless yet ripe with emotion. It’s like you’re a toy being wound up with emotion for four hours straight to then be released crying, unaware of why exactly, but unable to stop.

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  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★

    Some people are saying this movie is pretty bad, but I thought the opposite. It wouldn’t be the same with out Joaquin Phoenix’s performance which wasn’t as good as Her but still great. I think Karsten Runquist said it best when he said “Joker is the movie of the year”.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    Part 4 of my Quarantine Kubrick Binge

    Need I say anything that hasn’t already been said? It’s prefect... it’s better than perfect. The fact that it is very likely this will be a distant future makes it even better/scarier. I don’t hesitate to say that it’s one of the greatest pieces of art ever made.

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