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  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    ★★★★★

    " Courage is the solution to despair, reason provides no answers. I can't know what the future will bring; we have to choose despite uncertainty. Wisdom is holding two contradictory truths in our mind, simultaneously, Hope and despair. A life without despair is a life without hope. Holding these two ideas in our head is life itself."


    Paul Schrader's 'First Reformed' is a vastly layered allegory, tackling themes of faith, guilt, climate change, and ultimately hope. Starting off as what…

  • Save Ralph

    Save Ralph

    ★★★★★

    "So I had my fur shaved, and got chemical burns up and down my back. Kinda stings aye, but it's not a big deal. It only really hurts when I like breathe or move around or whatever. But I mean at the end of the day it's ok, I mean we do it for the humans right?"


    'Save Ralph' was Directed by Spencer Susser, in collaboration with the Humane Society International. Taika Waititi stars as Ralph, lending his voice for…

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  • Redline

    Redline

    ★★★★½

    "Someone's havin' doubts, huh? Hell, I'm just trying to keep this thing interesting. You can't write me off like that. You're just a voice, pal! YOU DON'T KNOW A DAMN THING ABOUT RACING." - JP



    Beautifully animated. Fast paced. And a ton of fun! I'm glad I finally checked this one out. Takeshi Koike's 'Redline' is thrilling from beginning to end, with some top tier animation, a hard hitting soundtrack, and some solid voice cast work! Following JP, a charismatic…

  • Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket

    ★★★★½

    "If you ladies leave my island, if you survive recruit training, you will be a weapon. You will be a minister of death praying for war. But until that day, you are pukes. You are the lowest form of life on Earth. You are not even human fucking beings. You are nothing but unorganized grab-asstic pieces of amphibian shit! Because I am hard, you will not like me. But the more you hate me, the more you will learn. I…

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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★½

    Happy Mother!'s Day! 🥀🌹⚘🌷🌺🌼🌻



    "I know what it's like when you're just starting out, and you think you have all the time in the world, and... you know, you're not going to be so young forever. Have kids! Then you'll be creating something together! This is all just... setting." - Woman