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Review: Call Me By Your Name

The latest indie darling to draw widespread critical acclaim is Call Me By Your Name, a Best Picture Oscar contender that frustrates me precisely because I don’t see the appeal.

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Review: Phantom Thread

It is a roller coaster ride from beginning to end, deftly dancing between tension and tenderness, before gloriously finishing in a way that left my mouth agape.

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Review: The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water is fantastic, in every sense of the word. It captures my imagination in ways I didn’t anticipate, and then some. It is, as del Toro described, an ode to cinema, beauty, and love.

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Review: The Big Sick

The biggest surprise from The Big Sick is how unique it all feels. One part romantic comedy and one part family drama, the movie definitely treads familiar territory. But past its generic qualities, you’ll realize that the movie is not really about

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Review: Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast truly is a tale as old as time. An insensitive man has his humanity restored by a smart yet beautiful woman; it doesn’t get any simpler than that. And while I haven’t watched the original Beauty and the

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Review: La La Land

Artists have the most romantic lifestyles. They love their jobs, but their hard work largely goes unrewarded. It’s difficult to find success as an artist, particularly in a city like Los Angeles, where dreams are big and the competition is

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Review: Allied

What kind of movie is Allied? Watching the movie trailer, I’m tempted to call it a spy thriller. However, the movie itself is a multiplicity of genres, doubling as a war spectacle, a romantic melodrama and a mystery movie. So far, Allied has garnered

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