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Uncut Gems – Never Stop Never Stopping

There’s been something of a trend in recent years for movies that have long, really long shots. Some, like Birdman, make the effort to have a faux single take. This effect tends to draw you in, hypnotizing you into the story with the constant movement, no jarring reminders that you’re watching something play out. And […]

Kubo and the Two Strings – The Folktale Made Visual

Every so often, usually when busied with some sort of mundane task, the wife and I will wander the vast labyrinths of video streaming services in search of some gem we’ve previously neglected. I’d seenĀ Kubo and the Two StringsĀ before, but Nicole hasn’t, and if there’s one thing that makes tedium easier to endure without sacrificing […]