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Coco

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on December 1, 2017 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)



COCO   ***1/2

Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina

2017



IDEA:  When Miguel is transported to the Land of the Dead after feeling stifled by his family's age-old ban ...

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Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on November 20, 2017 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)



THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI   ***

Martin McDonagh

2017



IDEA:  Exasperated by the local police force's failure to turn up the culprit in her d...

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The Square

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on November 16, 2017 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)



THE SQUARE   ***

Ruben Östlund

2017



IDEA:  The chief curator at a contemporary art museum in Stockholm finds his life unraveling after he is robb...

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Lady Bird

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on November 13, 2017 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)



LADY BIRD   ***1/2

Greta Gerwig

2017



IDEA:  Lady Bird, a restless high school senior, tries to realize her desire to leave Sacramento and her contentious mot...

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The Florida Project

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on October 27, 2017 at 1:05 AM Comments comments (0)



THE FLORIDA PROJECT   ***

Sean Baker

2017



IDEA:  The escapades of Moonee, a six-year-old living at a budget motel on the outskirts of Orlando.

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Life and Nothing More

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on October 24, 2017 at 11:10 PM Comments comments (0)



LIFE AND NOTHING MORE   ***1/2

Antonio Méndez Esparza

2017



IDEA:  In northern Florida, a single m...

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mother!

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on October 15, 2017 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



MOTHER!   ***

Darren Aronofsky

2017



IDEA:  A homemaker and her author husband are visited by a series of unexpected guests, transforming their placid, is...

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The Girl Without Hands

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on August 14, 2017 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)



THE GIRL WITHOUT HANDS   ***1/2

Sébastien Laudenbach

2017

 


IDEA:  A poor miller sacrifices his dau...

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Dunkirk

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on July 26, 2017 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)



DUNKIRK   **1/2

Christopher Nolan

2017



IDEA:  By land, sea, and sky, the British army at Dunkirk tries to stave off Germ...

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Arabian Nights

Posted by Jonathan Leithold-Patt on July 23, 2017 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)



ARABIAN NIGHTS   ***

Pier Paolo Pasolini

1974




IDEA:  The ingenuous Nuredin travels the desert in search of his missing slave girl, Zumurrud, while var...

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Jonathan Leithold-Patt is a cinephile, film critic, and artist.

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