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  • The Long Goodbye
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • Party Girl
  • Pulp Fiction

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  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby


    Lots of zooming in with this film, the camera eager to infiltrate, and the zooms are executed rapidly so they’re noticeable, and they are on some of the sweatiest faces I’ve ever seen on the screen. I mean, talk about sweat! Really captured the heat of a 1920s New York summer, so, authenticity? Robert Redford’s Gatsby lacked nuance… but maybe that’s a more accurate portrait of how a man was (it’s interesting because this film came out closer to the…

  • What Happened Was...

    What Happened Was...


    Perfect and stunningly so for how little it does. This film is just one of those gems, growing stalactite style out of a high rise Manhattan apartment with a view. I knew I was getting into something special with the day long time lapse that sets off the movie once Jackie is off at work, executive assistant aka secretary (as her date later corrects and diminishes her job title). We don’t have to see her at the office. We know…