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  • Halloween
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Amores Perros
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  • Certified Copy

    ★★★

  • Pumpkinhead

    ★★★

  • Dolls

    ★½

  • Naomi Osaka

    ★★★★½

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  • Certified Copy

    Certified Copy

    ★★★

    Perplexing and frustrating throughout. But I couldn’t take my eyes off the screen. All the themes came together in that final haunting shot, plus Juliette Binoche is reason enough to see this cinephile’s wet dream. Glad I finally saw an Abbas Kiarostmi film too — will def be watching more. 

    Watched on the Criterion Channel.

  • Pumpkinhead

    Pumpkinhead

    ★★★

    An ingenious concept and wicked monster. But the characterizations, especially of the women, are so cardboard thin it makes me mad.

    Watched on Shudder.

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  • Zola

    Zola

    ★★★★

    “Who’s looking out for me?”

    Through the high energy, bombastic and often times hilarious cinematic experience, I hope audiences remember that line — and that it sticks with them long after the credits, as it did with me.

    Who’s protecting Zola? Who protects Black women? Sex workers? This bold and intelligent film asks the audience these questions. Skillfully flipping the camera onto us. 

    A Twitter-made-for-cinema experiment that nearly knocks it out of the park for me. Director Janicza Bravo is an…

  • The Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad

    ★★★★★

    Mystical, surreal and deeply human.
    Ten hours of cinematic poetry.