Michael Young

Past Lives

Past Lives (2024.7, Simple, Love)

Past LIves tells the story of three characters in a whirlwind of fond memories, painful regrets, and doubts of self-worth. A simple and tightly emotional story, but not one you will long remember (3.5*)

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2024 Oscars Movies

2024 Oscars: Recap

I review my 2024 Oscars prediction success (17 out of 23 correct). And talk about what worked in the prediction process and where it screwed up.

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Aftersun – Critics Cheer, Viewers Marked Down (2.5*)

Aftersun is, for most viewers, a rather boring but sensitive story of a young father and his 11-year-old daughter on vacation at a beach resort in Turkey. surreptitiously woven into this story is another, more tragic tale – but good luck to the casual viewer trying to find it.

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