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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    "To make yourself feel nothing, so as not to feel anything- what a waste."

    Call Me By Your Name paints such a brutally honest and devastating portrait of the spark of a relationship that maybe could never last, and how the smoke can still linger from that fire for a long, long time. A gorgeously shot and composed film with an ethereal soundtrack and two amazing lead performances.

    What a beautiful story, it isn’t my favorite film of all time…

  • Wildlife

    Wildlife

    ★★★★★

    “Well, ain’t this a wild life, son?”

    A beautifully composed story about a young boy stuck in the midst of his parents’ strained marriage. Paul Dano proves his strengths behind the camera and Mulligan and Gyllenhaal both bring their A games in this subtle and touching drama. This film really hit me on a personal level in ways I didn’t expect. I’m bummed that I missed out on seeing this one when it was first released. 

    There’s something so heartbreaking…

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  • Someone Great

    Someone Great

    ★★★½

    Came for Lakeith Stanfield, stayed for the cast in general and the colors and the fun characters. 

    This isn’t a game changing film by any means but it’s an easy watch and it’s a fun movie about friendship and coping with the end of a relationship. There are a lot of sweet and funny moments with the three women and some really heartfelt stuff in regards to the main character’s relationship ending, although my personal love of Lakieth Stanfield likely…

  • Dirty Computer

    Dirty Computer

    ★★★★

    I’m totally loving this visual album thing that some artists are doing and I hope to see more of it. Janelle Monae’s Dirty Computer is one of my favorite albums of the decade, and I’ll spare the details of what I love about it all and basically sum it up in the following couple of sentences.

    Dirty Computer is sonically one of the most interesting and fluid pop records of the 2010’s and on top of the gorgeous and slick…

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  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★★

    “Remember, what makes you different is what makes you Spider-Man.” 

    It is crazy to me that we’re in a year where Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War came out and this Sony animated film is the best superhero movie I’ve seen in 2018. It’s difficult to collect my rambling thoughts about how much I loved this film so this review won’t be very analytical. 

    Everything about this movie was so fresh, beautiful, and fun. The story was suprisingly mature for…

  • Guava Island

    Guava Island

    ★★★★

    “America is a concept. Anywhere where, in order to get rich, you have to make someone else richer, is America. 

    Childish Gambino has been teasing something for months and months and I was expecting an album release after Coachella but this movie was an incredibly pleasant surprise. 

    I’ve been a longtime fan of his music and Atlanta is one of my all time favorite shows so I was definitely excited to see what Donald and his team put together here…