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Nomadland (2021)
Five Stars

As a character study, Nomadland is strengthened by a startling sense of realism: When Fern mingles with the actual people depicted in Bruden’s book, it feels eerily like we’re watching a documentary.

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Patton (1970)
Five Stars

This is undoubtedly a war film, but the war is really just a canvas upon which to paint Patton’s massive personality.

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Heat (1995)
Five Stars

Beyond its legacy, Heat remains an engaging masterpiece–an intimate character study of epic proportions.

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JFK (1991)
Five Stars

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Malcolm X (1992)
Five Stars

Malcolm X is as ambitious in scope as any biopic ever made, ranking alongside the likes of Gandhi and Lawrence of Arabia.

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From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Five Stars

You’re right to have doubts.  I’ve had them, too.  But let’s go back and take a look at From Justin to Kelly with new eyes.

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Parasite (2019)

By the time this cinematic cyclone has effectively devastated us, the only thing we can do with all this sadness and shock is laugh at the perfect symmetry of it all.

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1917 (2019)
Five Stars

This film is not for the squeamish, but for those who can withstand its sudden jolts of adrenaline, director Sam Mendes delivers gripping entertainment, and an awe-inspiring cinematic achievement.

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Little Women (2019)
Five Stars

Ebullient, moving, and exquisitely crafted, writer-director Greta Gerwig delivers the best and brightest Little Women we’ll ever need.

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Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Writer-director Taika Waititi uses his delirious sense of humor to skewer the subjects of fascism and intolerance.

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