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  • Dunkirk

    ★★★★

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    ★★★★½

  • Bicycle Thieves

    ★★★★★

  • Smooth Talk

    ★★★½

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  • Beautiful Boy

    Beautiful Boy

    ★★★★★

    Beautiful Boy is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Felix van Groeningen, in his English-language feature debut. The film was actually inspired by actress Phoebe Miller who the song Beautiful Boy was written about. The screenplay, written by Luke Davies and van Groeningen, is based on the memoirs Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff and Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff. The film stars Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney,…

  • Sound of Metal

    Sound of Metal

    ★★★★★

    I’ve been waiting to watch this for a while now; There really aren’t any particular reasons why that I could offer, but given the subject matter I had some apprehension. Hearing loss - despite the fact that I am not affected by this condition personally - is something I feel I have a special connection with.
    One of my aunts is deaf, and she wears a cochlear implant. During my undergraduate career I played something along the lines of a…

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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★

    The Dunkirk evacuation was the evacuation of more than 338,000 Allied soldiers from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, in the north of France during the Second World War; The operation commenced after large numbers of Belgian, British, and French troops were cut off and surrounded by German troops during the six-week Battle of France.
    Dunkirk is a 2017 war film written, directed and produced by Christopher Nolan that depicts the Dunkirk evacuation of World War II through the perspectives…

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    The Banshees of Inisherin

    ★★★★½

    Being almost brutally reminded of when my once-upon-a-time BFF straight ghosted me after high school more than a decade ago wasn't on my 2023 Bingo card, and yet, here we are.

    Turns out, the pain from that never actually went away, and Lord knows it wasn't reconciled. It just didn't have any other place to go.
    And maybe it's best I don't know why some things turn out the way they do.

    A true testimony to the beauty of a seemingly personalized cinematic experience.

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