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  • Lemon

    Lemon

    ★★★½

    Holy shit, this is not a movie.
    This is a fever dream someone recorded and edited together.

    This is a character study about Isaac Lachmann, a middle-aged man who has not found success in his life. It is dark, it is depressing, and it is hilarious. This movie is definitely not for everyone as the humor is very easy to miss. You are not meant to empathize with Isaac since he is not a good person. The acting is stilted…

  • The Meg

    The Meg

    ★★

    It's dumb, but it's fun.

    Jason Statham does what Jason Statham does, but less crazy. They find a big shark, then there's a bigger shark. I just wish it was campier, then I would have enjoyed it more since it takes itself too seriously.

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  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★★

    Alfonso Cuaron, you son of a bitch, you did it again. You made another goddamn masterpiece. My mom didn't get it though, so could you like give her a call please.

    Inspired by the Italian neo-realism era of cinema, this too is a portrayal of real life during the student protests of Mexico City in the 70s. The shots are absolutely amazing and I can still see so many of them in my mind. The hospital scene, the scene in…

  • Swiss Army Man

    Swiss Army Man

    ★★★★½

    Swiss Army Man is a very whimsical film that doesn't shy away from its very dark undertones. It shows us how we can't stay trapped in our fantasies, no matter how comfortable they make us feel. But that doesn't mean we need to abandon them completely, we just need to find a balance between our fantasies and our reality. There's more to this film but I'm writing a review, not an essay.

    Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Dano, and the two Daniels…