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  • The Fits

    The Fits


    Holy shit, what an achievement—especially for a debut feature.

  • Moonlight



    Stunning, top to bottom. Astonishing performances from the three men who create the main character.

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  • Nocturnal Animals

    Nocturnal Animals


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Stylish, atmospheric, and not the movie to see when you're pissed at humanity. I'll have to see it again. Adams, Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, and Aaron Taylor Johnson give great performances—Gyllenhaal especially, in a dual role—but I'm about done with movies where women exist only to be tortured, killed, and a source of guilt for the male lead.

    And that's all before we get to the fact that a female character ruins a male character's life by having an abortion, thus…