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  • Personal Problems
  • Blow Out
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • Night Is Short, Walk on Girl

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  • Shallow Grave

    ★★★★★

  • Crash

    ★★★★

  • Path of Darkness: Making 'Silent Hill'

  • Silent Hill

    ★★★★½

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  • Shallow Grave

    Shallow Grave

    ★★★★★

    Debatably Danny Boyle’s best movie, but undeniably a landmark movie for British filmmaking. Delirious degeneracy gone awry. So iconically 1994 with the Leftfield-composed theme song. The background music throughout is unrelenting. Greatly influenced  by the first Björk album and the acid house movement. Shallow Grave goes on to form Boyle’s thematic strengths, analyzing the corrosion of relationships, in this case of three Edinburgh flatmates. This couldn’t have had a better cast—Ewan, Christopher, and Kerry each have their own unforgettable moments…

  • Crash

    Crash

    ★★★★

    Cronenberg strikes gold again having Howard Shore composing the soundtrack for Crash. The repeating guitar chords reverberate into this woozy, intoxicating kind of hypnotism. Unlike any other movie I know, the acting in Crash is so cold and clinical, so as to transform the viewer into a voyeur, observing what is basically a nonsensical fetish. It’s a few years before Y2K, and the only thing some people can do to feel alive is to nearly kill themselves. In adapting this…

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  • The One I Love

    The One I Love

    ★★★★

    A witty romantic tale laced with Twilight Zone/Inception type mind-fuckery. I haven't felt this good about a movie like this since Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Much thanks for the recommendation, Edgar Wright!

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★★★★

    On some level, Boyhood relates to practically everyone, and it is for that reason that I can proudly say that Richard Linklater has crafted what is arguably the best coming-of-age film, but unarguably a cinematic masterpiece.

    It was surprising how extensively Linklater utilized the product placement of everyday items from the 2000s to really hit the audience with wave after wave of nostalgic feelings. The aptly compiled soundtrack successfully does the same. All-throughout, the film is a perfect glimpse at…