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  • Arrival

    Arrival

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    I envy anyone who gets to watch this film for the first time. Arrival provides a wondrous journey, an emotional shock, and an unforgettable experience. With that being said, I showed this film to my sister this weekend as she had never seen it. This was my 3rd rewatch and I need to say, it only gets better upon rewatches. I've bumped up my score every time I rewatch it and I'm happy to say it truly belongs in the…

  • Shiva Baby

    Shiva Baby

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    I had a bagel this morning so that was my motivation for watching this today.

    Oh gosh, I am completely blown away. Shiva Baby provides for a tense and comedic experience as it juggles several sensitive topics in a chaotic yet subtle manner. I was impressed by the depth of feeling in this film. It was a reminder of how parents see what they want to see and choose the simplistic narrative of their children's lives. There are many moments…

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  • My Best Friend's Wedding

    My Best Friend's Wedding

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    this is one of those movies that is not a musical but it feels like it with all the spontaneous singing and whatnot. so technically this could be considered an unofficial musical rom-com?

  • Pride & Prejudice

    Pride & Prejudice

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    For the rest of my life, I will never forget how the musical score ("Your Hands are Cold" and "Liz on Top of the World") made me feel the first time I saw this movie. It was like the music bore down to my bones and captured my soul. I spontaneously burst into tears when I saw her standing on top of that cliff, and then again when I saw Darcy walk across the moor. Interestingly enough, both scenes use…

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  • Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman 1984

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    Honestly, I could have just watched 2.5 hours of Chris Pine discovering the 80’s and it would have been better than this film.

  • Soul

    Soul

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    SoulΒ is the love child of Coco and Inside Out with a dash of existentialism and jazz.Β 

    Also here’s a La La Land reference for good measure:Β 

    Joe Gardener thinks he’s really cute in his polyester suit, wait no it’s wool

    P.S. it was really cool how Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross played around with their score. If anyone noticed, they used upbeat and sometimes mellow jazz during the scenes on Earth and more electronic music during the scenes in The Great Before (the land of soul). 10/10 use of music and parallels.Β 

    P.P.S. MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! πŸŽ„

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