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  • Silence

    Silence

    ★★★★★

    Original review from 2018: 
    "Silence” is a new movie from Martin Scorsese that examines the filmmaker’s own enduring crisis of faith. “Silence” examines the price of faith through through the prism of 17th century Jesuit priests Rodrigues (Andrew Garfield) and Garrpe (Adam Driver); on a mission to Japan to retrieve their former mentor Ferreira (Liam Neeson) who has reportedly abandoned his belief. For the young pastors, the notion that faith could be extinguished, especially in such a powerful vessel as…

  • Gravity

    Gravity

    ★★★★★

    From October 2013: 

    Spellbinding cinematography, mind-blowing special effects and tension inducing performances so suffocating that you'll feel like you're running out of oxygen - Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity is a piece of cinematic art.

    On a mission to routinely repair an orbiting telescope, astronauts Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) and Capt. Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney) are faced with an indefensible threat; debris from an exploding satellite.

    Cuarón's direction, paired with Emmanuel Lubezki's cinematography seamlessly integrates real performers into an entirely fabricated…

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  • Se7en

    Se7en

    ★★★★★

    That Somerset library scene is utterly transcendent. Morgan Freeman is the best modern take on Sherlock Holmes

  • Soul

    Soul

    ★★★½

    “Soul”, Pixar’s latest wonder, has the ambition to explore questions foundational to our humanity and infuse that with the inspiration and resonance of humanity’s most universal art, music.