Grace

B+

Waves

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In the opening scene of Trey Edward Shults’ 2019 film Waves, a fluid 720 degree angle shot introduces us to star athlete Tyler Williams and his girlfriend Alexis as they…

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B

Mother!

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Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! abounds with religious metaphors as well as social commentary via cryptic symbolism impossible to definitively decipher. A mishmash of surreal imagery combines with increasingly compounding absurdity that…

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B+

Sing

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Buster Moon desperately wants to save his theater… and himself. When he was a young koala, his parents took him to see a stage production in which a sensational Suffolk…

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B-

Genius

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There is a tendency, in this human nature of ours, to distill a thing into what we consider its most fundamental. Sex becomes pleasure, knowledge becomes a recitation of facts,…

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