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  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Brilliant Lesson on the Magic of Film & Acting

    In the theatre scene, the man on stage clearly explains in the beginning of the show that everything is fake. He introduces a guy singing at a trumpet, but then the guy stops singing, yet the song continues. You understand it was not him singing.

    In spite of this, right afterwards you get fully dragged into believing the woman on stage. Her singing shakes you to the core. But then you see…

  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    Review for the Official Trailer

    Possibly the greatest trailer ever made. A metaphysical masterpiece in its own rights that always gives me tears and makes me think about our paradoxical human nature and how it connects to the entire Universe.

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  • Freaks

    Freaks

    Tod Browning Goes for Your Empathy, Not Your Sympathy

    In the beginning, Tod Browning is telling us that we are the real freaks, we who consider ourselves superior and look down on his disabled performers. So much that we and not them need to be accepted (the famous “we accept her, one of us” scene). But does he try to idealise their morals in order to awaken our sympathy? No. In the end he shows them to also be brutally…

  • Titanic

    Titanic

    Apocalyptic Film in Disguise

    Titanic is an apocalyptic film disguised as romance/disaster drama. That’s where its true value lies. The ship is a metaphor for the entire world: our little planet floating in a vast and dark universe, encompassing both humankind’s greatest ambitions/achievements and worst morals, with people divided into classes of rich, middle and poor. This way the social conflicts on Titanic transcend into a commentary on world issues, and when the Titanic sinks, the world ends. If only…