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ROMA, 2018 – ★★★★

Opinion: Alfonso Cuaron is too good for his own good.  I, much like many of you, follow film. I watch behind the scenes/making-of documentaries, study composition, watch B-roll from film sets, listen to criterion commentary...

Glass, 2019 – ★★★

I love this kind of movie that takes a high concept and slows everything down. I loved unbreakable and split so I was highly anticipating this film. I was really into the first 90%...

Eighth Grade, 2018 – ★★★★

My appreciation of this film has gone up for my second viewing. It’s honestly genius. Anchored by one of the most overlooked leading performances of the year by Elsie Fisher, the movie just oozes...

Vice, 2018 – ★★★★

I think this would be my pick for best picture. This film blew me away. There are so many original and genius storytelling decisions in here. I think it will be a very influential...

Border, 2018 – ★★★

Very Interesting watch. I wrestled with this one a bit. This film was fearless, it could’ve easily gone down a very campy and disingenuous path but the film was extremely grounded and committed given its...

Boys State, 2020 – ★★★★

Such a brilliant and timely film. This filmmaking was great, I particularly appreciated that the filmmakers didn’t vilify any of these children. I was worried going in that there may be some unwarranted negative...

Project Power, 2020 – ★★★

I wanted to like this more. I’m a big Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jaime Foxx fan. I am also a New Orleans native. I just cant get around how formulaic and boring this plot was....

His House, 2020 – ★★★

"After all we've endured, after what we have seen… you think it is bumps in the night that frighten me?" "His House" is an impressive debut film from Remi Weekes about a couple's difficult attempt...

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