The Farewell, 2019 ★★★

“You think ones life belongs to one’s self”...”In the East a person’s life is part of a whole.”   This idea is central to Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell”, a personal meditation on saying goodbye and the...

The Devil All The Time, 2020 – ★★★

"There's some no good sons of bitches out there" "The Devil All The Time", a backwoods, West Virginian tale about faith and the cycle of violence, is the fourth feature from director Antonio Campos. It...

I’m Thinking of Ending Things, 2020 – ★★★★

“People like to think of themselves as points moving through time, but I think it’s probably the opposite. We’re stationary and time passes through us. Blowing like cold wind, stealing our heat.” Disclaimer : I...

The Art of Self Defense, 2019 – ★★★

“I had a romance novel inside me, but I paid three sailors to beat it out of me with steel pipes” ~ Patton Oswalt  Riley Stearns second feature film is a very confident dark comedy about...

The Lion King, 2019 – ★

It’s all your favorite characters from The Lion King...post taxidermy.  The frame by frame recreation constraints, the soul-less nature of the animation, and the dissonance in some of the vocal performances were the biggest foundational...

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