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  • Mean Streets

    ★★★★

  • Jungle Cruise

  • Discipline

  • Sacrifices of Andrei Tarkovsky

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  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★½

    بعد الريووتش الفيلم وقع فشخ فششخ

    السينماتوجرافي والاداء هما اللي ماسكينه والباقي رمزيات فجة وضعيفة. كل اللي فاكره من كل قبل كده إن التون
    بتاعت الفيلم تايهة بس غير كده نسيت الباقي..

    براه

    *بس الفيلم لسه ممتع وميمابل*

  • The Fountain

    The Fountain

    Dear Darren Arnofosky,

    You can't have meaningful subtext without it being imbedded in the text. Backwards engineering ends up making the "symbols" naive, simplistic and overly preachy, it also gives some illusions of grandeur that you'd be better off without. Stylistic visuals, bombastic scores and overacting can't cover it up either.

    *The Wrestler was dope tho go make other films like it*

    Sincerly,
    Ahmed.

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  • The Other Side of the Wind

    The Other Side of the Wind

    ★★★★½

    Watched the first half with my father

    "Why is the editing like that ?"
    "Is this a documentary ?"
    "But that isn't the old guy's name.."
    "Oh it's made as if it's a documentary...dumb idea"
    "What is happening ?"
    "Why is he following here?"
    "*the car sex scene*...smh"
    "The film they're making is bad, just for horny teens."
    "And horny teens with weird fetishes, that woman looks like half a man, not pretty!"
    "I thought Welles had taste ! Why…

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    ★★★★½

    Part of Hooptober4.0

    "One...two..Freddy's comin' for you.."

    Damn, that was great !

    The idea of a slasher villain that hunts down his victims in their dreams opened up a lot of possibilities and it delivered ! The film probably one of the few films I've seen so far that blends surrealism with reality/horrific imagery (the other two are Eyes Wide Shut & Eraserhead) and Wes Craven handles that - and builds suspense - wonderfully with memorable imagery that also enhances some…