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  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    This was way more emotion than I had been expecting.

    Every Tarantino film is a love letter to the movies, but this is the first to feel wistful about cinema’s past and melancholy about its future. 

    This feels like the closing of a chapter, a kiss goodbye to the way things used to be. Setting your movie in 1969 is a perfect way to mirror the way things are headed now. 

    The studio system was completely collapsing in on itself…

  • The Gay Divorcee

    The Gay Divorcee

    ★★★★

    ***you can always do an Italian accent***


    ***it’s never racist***

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  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★★

    WARNING:
    THIS REVIEW OF HER IS AND THEREFORE WILL SOUND LIKE PROTOTYPICAL HIPSTER BULLSHIT AND ADDS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO ANY CONVERSATION ABOUT IT. WILL NOT BLAME YOU IF YOU DON’T READ IT.

    Ok, if you are still reading I really appreciate it and I hope I will only just slightly disappoint you.

    Her was probably my most devastating trip to the movies I can remember. As a preface I’ll just tell you that today started as one of the best…

  • Jaws

    Jaws

    ★★★★★

    Still a fucking masterpiece in every respect. Hadn't seen it in years so I was a little (only a little) worried that some aspects wouldn't hold up now that I've been in "film school" for about four years now.

    In fact it was incredibly heartening to revisit a film like Jaws, one I remember loving from a very early age, and find just how masterful it is on so many levels. I always remember loving the characters, the story and…